Dr. Livingstone Sewanyana (LL.B (Hons) (MUK), DIP. LP (L.D.C), LL.M. (Distinction.), IHRL, Essex,UK.), Advocate, High Court of Uganda.) is the founder and the Executive Director of Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI). A Lawyer and Human Rights Activist with over 20 years experience in prom oting the rights of vulnerable persons; Sewanyana has been Chairperson of different Organizations, including VEDCO, East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Projects, Human Rights Network (HURINET- U) and DENIVA.
He has vast experience in Project design, monitoring and evaluation; Legal research and analysis; Advocacy for policy reform; Human rights, access to justice and rule of law issues; Organizational & Leadership development; Human rights training and advocacy; and Elections monitoring.
Mr. Sewanyana has also worked as consultant for the World Bank, HIVOS Tanzania, UN monitoring group (Elections monitoring Malawi 1994), International Law group, Danish Centre for Human Rights, East Africa Law Society, and the International Centre for Non-Profit Law.
He brings with him a wealth of experience in fighting against the impediments to democratic development and meaningful enjoyment of fundamental freedoms in Uganda.