- Partner, BNB Advocates, Kampala, Uganda
Bernard Namanya is a partner at BNB Advocates, a Ugandan Law Firm, where he heads the climate change law practice group. He is a former member of the Compliance Committee of the Kyoto Protocol (Enforcement Branch), UNFCCC (2006-2009). Bernard is also a member of Climate Change Concern, a Ugandan NGO.
Bernard has over 15 years’ experience in legal practice with particular focus on climate change law and policy. Bernard possesses significant experience in climate change law and policy gained through undertaking consultancies for several national and international agencies such as Government Ministries and Departments, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), World Bank, Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), diplomatic missions, international development agencies and NGOs.
Bernard holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) in environmental law and policy from Makerere University Kampala (2004). He is an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda, a member of the East African Law Society and the Uganda Law Society.