UNODC & EU DONATE TO UPS IN SUPPORT OF COVID-19 RESPONSE IN PRISONS
Today morning Commissioner General of Prisons, Can. Dr. Johnson Byabashaija received items donated to Uganda Prisons Service in Support of the COVID-19 Response in Prisons by the Joint Global Initiative on the Management of Violent Extremist Prisoners and The Prevention of Radicalization to violence in Prisons. Sponsored by European Union and United Nations office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC) at the Luzira parade grounds.
Among the items donated were: 07 sets of Video conferencing equipment, Blankets, Bedsheets, High dependency beds, Mattresses, Hand Sanitizers, Washing soap, Water Tanks, Telephone handsets, Games items (Foot balls, Volley balls, Netballs, Ludo, Snakes & Ladders, Draft, Scrabble)
In virtual attendance were the European Union Delegation to Uganda representative Paul Otim, Ms. Nona De Jonge, First secretary – Security, Rule of Law & Human Rights, Netherlands Embassy Kampala, Uganda, Dr. Amado Philip de Andres UNODC Regional Representative for Eastern Africa, Ms. Sylvie Betrand Deputy UNODC Regional Representative for Eastern Africa and Ms. Sharon Nyambe, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Head of Office UNODC Uganda.
The Programme is co-founded by the European Union, the United Nations Office of Counter- Terrorism and the Netherlands.
The occasion was also attended by the CP Security and Service Operations, Magomu Wilson, CP Cooperate Affairs & PRO, Frank Baine, Commandant PATS ACP Sana Brenda, RPC kampala Extra, ACP Nabunya Stella and all Officers in Charge.