South Sudan Public Grievances Chamber

Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts
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Justice Deng Biong Mijak
Chairperson
 

Chairperson's Profile:

Justice Biong is a researcher and expert on customary law and traditional justice systems reform and development in South Sudan.He wrote a number of academic papers and made numerous presentations on the inter-face of both the traditional and statutory legal systems and the challenges of establishing a sound legal framework for the newly born State of South Sudan.


Before his appointment to the current position, Justice Biong served as the Under-Secretary, the Director for Training and Research in the then GoSS’ Ministry of Legal Affairs and Constitutional Development (2006-2010), President of the High Court in Greater Equatoria (1995-2000) and Circuit 2 based in Rumbek (2000-2004) in the SPLM liberated areas. He also served as a legal and military officer in various SPLA units and command areas (1986-1991).

Justice Biong is a researcher and expert on customary law and traditional justice systems reform and development in South Sudan.He wrote a number of academic papers and made numerous presentations on the inter-face of both the traditional and statutory legal systems and the challenges of establishing a sound legal framework for the newly born State of South Sudan.


Before his appointment to the current position (September,2010), Justice Biong served as the Under-Secretary, the Director for Training and Research in the then GoSS’ Ministry of Legal Affairs and Constitutional Development (2006-2010), President of the High Court in Greater Equatoria (1995-2000) and Circuit 2 based in Rumbek (2000-2004) in the SPLM liberated areas. He also served as a legal and military officer in various SPLA units and command areas (1986-1991).

 

Functions:

 

The South Sudan Public Grievances Chamber performs the following functions and duties:

 

  1. Redress grievances from members of the public that feel mistreated by government institutions after they have exhausted all stages of litigation
  2. Propose or recommend remedies to GOSS President
  3. May propose measures to the Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly for efficiency and probity of government institutions

 

Structure:

 

 

Projects and Programs: 

 

  1. Public education
  2. Researches
  3. Investigations of government institutions

 

Publications and Documents:

 

  1. The Referendum Bell Magazine
  2. Published Research
  3. Annual Reports

 

Contacts:

 

Thomas Swaka Joseph

Regional Grievances Coordinator

sspgcj@yahoo.com

 

+249 914 160 446

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Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts

 

 

 

This article was updated on Nov 28, 2011