Congratulations to Justice Julia Sebutinde for being re-elected for a second term to the international Court of Justice. The second term will run from 2021 to 2030.
Adonia Ayebare, Uganda’s permanent representative to the United Nations, together with The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led the re-election campaign in New York.
One of Africa’s most senior female judges and the first woman to work as a judge at the ICJ, Justice Julia Sebutinde scored 139 votes beating the Rwandan candidate who got 87 votes and the Nigerian who got 31.
She joined ICJ on February 6, 2012. Find our more about Julia Sebutinde here: