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Tonny teaches International Relations and International Law. His PhD in Law research focused on transitional justice and international criminal prosecution. Tonny worked as a legal officer at Vision Group in Uganda. He has been involved in international human rights work, including participation in UN Human Rights Council sessions in Geneva (Switzerland).  Besides the PhD in Law, he holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law from University of Notre Dame (United States), and a bachelor of Laws degree from Uganda Christian University (Uganda). He has attained specialised training from the European University Institute (Italy), RFK Training Institute (Italy) and Lucerne Academy for Human Rights Implementation (Switzerland). He was a recipient of the VLIR-UOS scholarship under the Sustainable Development and Human Rights Law program at the University of Antwerp in Belgium. He has taught at University of Greenwich and Royal Holloway, University of London. He has also delivered guest lecturers in The Netherlands, Latvia, The USA, Zimbabwe, India and Canada. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

LLM, University of Notre Dame

1 Aug 201819 May 2019

Award Date: 19 May 2019

PG Cert, University of Antwerp

5 Feb 20175 May 2017

Award Date: 5 May 2017

University of Lucerne

4 Jul 201622 Jul 2016

Award Date: 22 Jul 2016

PG Diploma, Law Development Centre

1 Aug 201220 Jul 2013

Award Date: 4 Apr 2014

LLB, Uganda Christian University

10 Sept 20086 Jul 2012

Award Date: 6 Jul 2012

External positions

Member of Bar-Bench Committee, Uganda Law Society

1 Sept 20161 Sept 2017


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • JX International law
  • K Law (General)
  • International Criminal Justice
  • media law
  • international public law


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