Disability originates from Impairment and Barriers The 29th AU Summit Kicks Off National Values fundamental in rebuilding effective and efficient public institutions Citizens speak out against corruption in Uganda CSO Leaders Debate NGO Regulations 2017 vis-à-vis the Operating Environment Rwanda presents an opportunity for positive peer learning on how to fight corruption Dissemination of the NGO Regulations 2017 – Kapchorwa District
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Disability originates from Impairment and Barriers

One billion people – yes, you read that correctly: one billion – are trapped in a cycle of exclusion and poverty. Why? About 15 % of the world’s population lives with a disability. In most countries, children with disabilities are excluded from school. If they are prevented from exercising their right to an education now, […]

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The 29th AU Summit Kicks Off

The 29th African Union Summit opened on Tuesday 27th June 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme of the meeting is “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth” and it opened with the 34th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC) at the African Union Headquarters. This summit is not only the […]

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National Values fundamental in rebuilding effective and efficient public institutions

In 2013, the National ethical values policy was launched. The constitution of the Republic of Uganda 1995, under the national objectives and directives principles of state policy XXIV provides that cultural and customary values which are consistent with fundamental human rights and freedoms, human dignity, democracy and with the constitution may be developed and incorporated […]

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Citizens speak out against corruption in Uganda

Citizens have expressed dissatisfaction on the way the NRM Government has for long shielded public officials implicated in corruption scandals. It was noted that in this government, there exist some untouchable people and this has curtailed the fight against corruption. Citizens further blamed the NRM Government for deliberately promoting corruption as a strategy to keep […]

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CSO Leaders Debate NGO Regulations 2017 vis-à-vis the Operating Environment

“We need to be compliant with the regulations so that there is no excuse.” – Margaret Sekagya, HRCU On Friday 23rd June 2016, about 50 leaders of civil society gathered at Royal Suites Hotel Bugolobi for the quarterly CSO Leaders reflection. In the words of Richard Ssewakiryanga, ED UNNGOF, these reflections are held in cognizance […]

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Rwanda presents an opportunity for positive peer learning on how to fight corruption

“Rwanda presents an opportunity for positive peer learning on how to fight corruption”- new report points to political will being the key to unlocking the corruption scourge. This report, the Effectiveness of Anti-Corruption Agencies in East Africa, Rwanda was launched on 14th June 2017 at Serena Hotel, Kigali. Notably present at the launch were the Chief […]

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Programmes

Civic Space and Governance Monitoring

We aim to influence internal and external (including global) operating environment issues of CSOs and to ensure a positive environment for NGO operations and citizen engagement in governance processes through this component. Our work under…

Civil Society Strengthening

All our efforts under this component are designed to develop the capacity of Uganda’s civil society so that the CSO sector can deliver its core mandate and influence development policies and…

Policy Advocacy and Engagement

This components seeks to effectively coordinate collective policy engagements by NGOs on policy issues of interest to NGOs, and relevant to Uganda’s development, as well as for long-perspective…