Min of Higher Education, Science, &Technology (S.Sudan)

Hon. Justice Yien Oral Lam Tut has been the Minister of Higher Education, Science, and Technology of South Sudan since 2016. He holds Bachelor of Laws from Cairo University in Khartoum, Sudan (1994); and Master of Laws in Litigation and Dispute Resolution from University of Queensland, Australia (2006). His professional training includes obtaining Diploma of Legal Practice, University of Queensland, Australia; Diploma of Justice, South Bank Institute of Technology, Australia; Diploma in Police Science and Legal Studies, Sudan Police Academy; and Diploma in Security and Strategic Studies, Brisbane Security Institute, Australia. Previous to his political career, Hon. Justice Yien Tut served as legal officer in Sudan Police Service (1988 -1998); instructor at Sudan Police Academy (1994-1998); legal office/litigations at Department of Justice and Attorney General, Brisbane, Australia (2002-2006); Rule of Law Officer, United Nations Mission in South Sudan (2006-2008); and as independent human rights, criminal defense, and dispute resolution lawyer, Juba, South Sudan (2009– 2016).