Bol G. diing bul
Bol was born on May 25, 1986 in Bor Town, Jonglei State in Sudan (now South Sudan). He began his education in a remote village of Mathiang during the 21-year liberation war between North and South. After he successfully finished primary school level, Bol went to Uganda for search of quality education for his Ordinary and Advanced Certificates of Education. He joined and graduated from Uganda Christian University in 2012. Bol also holds a postgraduate certificate in child protection from Makerere University, Kampala – Uganda. Bol practiced law for 3 years as an Advocate in South Sudan before he moved to pro bono lawyering where he provided free legal aid to most vulnerable people under South Sudan Law Society’s “Access to Justice” project. Bol’s recent job was on a USAID funded Systems to Uphold Creditability and Constitutionality Elections in South Sudan (SUCCESS) where he engaged with CSO actors, community leaders and government officials on issues of good governance, rule of law, enhancement of human rights, accountability, peacebuilding and reconciliation. Bol currently pursues an LL.M in International Legal Studies at American University Washington College of Law where he focuses on disability rights, international human rights and strategic litigation in human rights.