The Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre (JNLC)

The Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre is named after the former President of Tanzania, the late H.E. Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere. It was established on the initiative of the President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

Creating a Legacy Platform With Lasting Impact

Our Mission

By contextualizing problems and their solutions, the Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre draws from a wide variety of approaches, that include, innovative policy leading research, quality dialogues, youth training and mentoring, providing an important platform for distinguished African intellectuals, scholars, other accomplished Africans to share, nurture, mentor, challenge and account to the next generation of African leaders.

Our Programmes

We aim to develop a lasting legacy platform for knowledge production and sharing, learning and leadership development in Africa.  Our current scope of programming includes these project areas:

Lecture and Seminar Series

Including Presidential lectures and lectures from other members of the international community

Youth training and mentoring programmes

We a run a “Bridging the Gap” programme and a visiting scholars programme

Occasional Skills Development Programme

Explore contemporary issues in international relations, global political economy & diplomatic practice

Policy-Leading Research

Bringing together numerous stakeholders to develop policy-leading solutions

Archiving of oral history and leadership literature

Developing an archive of oral history and a leadership literature

Chronicling H.E. Mwalimu Julius Nyerere's Legacy

The anti-colonial activist, the politician, the unifier, and the theorist. Discover H.E. Mwalimu Julius Nyerere’s journey and how it has impacted many.

“Nyerere’s qualities contributed to the victory of all African freedom fighters ”
– HE Yoweri Museveni
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Latest Activities, Past & Upcoming Events

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)

The Non-Aligned Movement is a group of states that are not formally aligned with or...

Recognizing and Appreciating Our 2023 Sponsors and Partners

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to each one of you for your unwavering support and...

Report – Presidential Lecture Series 06-08 June 2023

This report summarizes the deliberations of the Presidential Lecture Series convened by...

JNLC Bulletin of Activities 2023

JNLC Bulletin of Activities 2023 serves as a summary of our major undertakings, made...

Review Meeting With Youlead Uganda Delegates

Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre (JNLC), in collaboration with the National Youth Council...

Youlead Summit 2023 – Bomas Of Kenya In Nairobi.

Theme: “youth Empowerment Through Capacity Building: Revitalizing Youth Voice And Agency...

Youth In Business Connect, A Pre-summit For Youlead Summit 2023.

Mr. Jacob Eyeru delivered the Keynote Address at “The Youth in Business Connect 2023.” He...

UCU Guild Assembly 2023

The Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre (JNLC) was privileged to participate in...


A Lifetime of Recollections: Telling My Life Story My Way My life in many ways is a...

Kampala Geopolitics Conference 2023

Theme: The African Dimension In International Debates Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre...

JNLC Annual Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Symposium 2023

On the 14th of October 2023, within the magnificent Yusuf Lule Auditorium located on Pool...

Building A Borderless East Africa Region

Building A Borderless East Africa Region: Championing Unity, Youth Employment, Culture and...

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