8 Reasons why CSOs should undergo QuAM Process Social Accountability BI-Annual Learning Event: Building a Strong Social Accountability Ecosystem ICCO Empowers Communities to Demand for Quality Service Delivery Regular Capacity Building key to Eliminating Briefcase NGOs- Jinja Chairperson A comprehensive Social Protection Program Requires Political Commitment MPs Join Campaign for a Comprehensive Social Protection Program for Uganda The Uganda Panel Meets on the 2016 CSO Sustainability Index
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8 Reasons why CSOs should undergo QuAM Process

The NGO Quality Assurance Mechanism (QuAM) was developed in 2006 for and by NGOs operating in Uganda. It was a result of a participatory process with wide consultations throughout the sector at national and regional levels. QuAM aims at promoting the adherence by CSOs to generally acceptable ethical standards and operational norms. It also sets […]

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Social Accountability BI-Annual Learning Event: Building a Strong Social Accountability Ecosystem

Civil society organizations (CSOs) in Uganda are working with government and other development partners to advance continued learning and reflection for more versatile approaches geared towards citizen led accountability. In 2010, the Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)1 spearheaded establishment of Social Accountability Platform, through which partners come together to leverage resources, lessons, and expertise to […]

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ICCO Empowers Communities to Demand for Quality Service Delivery

ICCO-Cooperation is rolling out a Convening and Convincing (C&C) Program in Lango, Teso and Karamoja region. This program is developed in line with the Uganda social and political context, past and current ICCO Consortium members program track record, and within the overall C&C programmatic framework. ICCO-Cooperation in this program focuses on the three pathways; Political […]

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Regular Capacity Building key to Eliminating Briefcase NGOs- Jinja Chairperson

The LC V Chairperson Jinja District, Mr. Titus Kisambira applauded Uganda National NGO Forum for regularly conducting capacity building trainings for NGOs in the country arguing that most people start NGOs without essential skills to run them leading into brief case NGOs. Mr. Kisambira, who confessed to a strong NGO background, stressed his appreciation for […]

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A comprehensive Social Protection Program Requires Political Commitment

According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 22: “Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security”  while Article 25 states; “(1) Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care […]

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MPs Join Campaign for a Comprehensive Social Protection Program for Uganda

Members of the Parliamentary Forum on Social Protection (UPFSP) have pledged commitment to collaborate with Civil Society Organizations in advocating for a comprehensive social protection program for all Ugandans. The MPs argued that whereas the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment (SAGE) program came in to support the elderly, a number of other vulnerable groups like […]

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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…

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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…

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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…