Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Protecting and Promoting Human rights in the Muslim World and Beyond

Mr. Med S.K. Kaggwa

Commissioner
Mr. Med S.K. Kaggwa


Mr. Med Kaggwa is a qualified Lawyer and also the Chairperson of Uganda Human Rights Commission (an “A” accredited National Human Rights Institution), Commissioner and Special Rapporteur on Prisons and Conditions of Detention of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and a Commissioner of the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission.

He holds a Master of Laws degree from National University of Ireland, a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Uganda and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University, Uganda.

He is a skilled and conscientious legal practitioner with nearly 30 years in the promotion of constitutionalism, good governance, rule of law and respect for human rights.

He has also been a Member of Parliament in both the national and sub-regional Parliaments, a Member of the Constituent Assembly that drafted the current 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and a Commissioner of the Uganda Constitutional Commission. Additionally, he has been Head of Department of Law at the Law Development Centre and held a Political Office as Minister in Charge of Political Affairs in the Office of the President.

He currently resides in Kampala, Uganda and is married with 5 children.

Mr. Kaggwa can be contacted at mskkaggwa@yahoo.com. Pdf Format