Bridge International Academies v. Attorney General, Uganda

Citation:

Miscellaneous Cause No. 160 of 2016

Link:

http://globalinitiative-escr.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Bridge-Court-Ruling-Uganda.pdf

Summary:

This case confirms the State’s obligation to protect the right to education, including by preventing abuse by private actors. The State has a duty to ensure quality of education and training, and may close institutions that do not comply with the basic requirements and minimum standards as required by the law, provided that the State complies with due process requirements.

Abidjan Principles:

Overarching Principle 1, Overarching Principle 3, Overarching Principle 4, Overarching Principle 7, Overarching Principle 8, Guiding Principle 8, Guiding Principle 11, Guiding Principle 13, Guiding Principle 14, Guiding Principle 47, Guiding Principle 48, Guiding Principle 49, Guiding Principle 51, Guiding Principle 52, Guiding Principle 53, Guiding Principle 54, Guiding Principle 55, Guiding Principle 60, Guiding Principle 80, Guiding Principle 81, Guiding Principle 82, Guiding Principle 84

Country:

Uganda

Court:

High Court of Uganda at Kampala

Ashina Mtsumi