Who we Are
An initiative of the President of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in honor of the late Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere.
Develop and disseminate knowledge that promotes visionary leadership anchored in Pan-African ideals for strategic transformational change in Africa
To be a Centre of excellence promoting shared learning on Leadership and Pan-Africanism.
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, His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to honour the legacy of the late H.E. Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere. Launched by HE the President on the October, 6th 2018, the Centre was set up for intergenerational dialogue on African history, the study of Africa’s revolutionary movements, and as a centre for knowledge and research.
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.
As a knowledge and research initiative, the JNLC is jointly hosted by Uganda Management Institute, and Makerere University, with the physical office responsible for programme coordination, administration, and management situated on Pool Road, at Makerere University campus, Kampala, Uganda. Through a collaborative approach, JNLC is invested in building extensive research capabilities, leadership capacity and connectivity to solve complex societal problems.