Advocate Highlight

Sylvester Uhaa
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Sylvester Uhaa attended the 2013 HRAP. He is the founder and director of Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE) in Nigeria, a chapter of International CURE. Under Sylvester’s leadership, CURE-Nigeria has grown from a state to a national organization. In 2011, CURE-Nigeria hosted the 5th International CURE Global Conference on Justice Reforms. CURE-Nigeria has organized training workshops to build the capacity and skills of judicial officers and police on human rights, alternative dispute resolution, and restorative justice. In partnership with UNICEF, the National Human Rights Commission, and the Federal Ministry of Justice, CURE-Nigeria convened the First National Conference on Child Justice in 2013. As a Commonwealth Scholar at Oxford University, he completed the International Human Rights Law Master's program.