Can Uganda Achieve a Conducive Legal and Regulatory Framework for NGOs? Citizens Speak out on their Rights – 2016 Global Day of Citizen Action 5 Million Campaign Launched to Stop MP Tax Exemption Move NGO leaders Pledge to Enhance Citizen Civic Agency Starting Strong: The first 1000 days of the SDGs Building Bridges and Partnerships for Peace in KCCA – NGO Forum and ACODE Broker Technical and Political Convergence UNNGOF and SEATINI to represent Uganda CSOs on EACSOF Governing Council
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Can Uganda Achieve a Conducive Legal and Regulatory Framework for NGOs?

“The importance of an independent and autonomous NGO sector has been widely recognized in Uganda including in the National Development Plan 2010/11 – 2014/2015…What government needs to focus on thus is how to provide a facilitative rather than constraining legal framework for NGOs to continue doing their work.” The Situation Room Uganda Briefing Paper No. 15. […]

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Citizens Speak out on their Rights – 2016 Global Day of Citizen Action

The Global Day of Citizen Action is part of a global campaign to raise awareness on the importance of “civic space”- the freedom to speak out, organize and take action. In Uganda, the event took place on 14th May 2016 and was organized by the Uganda National NGO Forum in a bid to amplify citizens’ […]

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5 Million Campaign Launched to Stop MP Tax Exemption Move

On 20th April 2016, Uganda National NGO Forum joined several other CSOs, Kampala City Traders Association and Uganda Law Society at Hotel Africana to launch the campaign to collect 5 million signatures to ensure that MPs allowances are taxed. This action follows closely on the heels of the move by MPs to amend the Income […]

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NGO leaders Pledge to Enhance Citizen Civic Agency

On 11th March 2016, Uganda National NGO Forum organized a post 2016 election meeting at Royal Suites Hotel Bugolobi. NGO leaders converged to share ideas and experiences on the recently concluded elections that saw the incumbent retain the presidential seat leaving the opposition unsatisfied. CSOs have registered tremendous progress in their engagements that is evident […]

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Starting Strong: The first 1000 days of the SDGs

Uganda National NGO Forum is privileged to have participated in the regional dialogue, Starting Strong: First 1000 days of the SDGs which has held on the 12th and 13th of April 2016, in Nairobi Kenya. This meeting was part of a broader programme of research and dialogues around the globe supporting early action to put […]

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Building Bridges and Partnerships for Peace in KCCA – NGO Forum and ACODE Broker Technical and Political Convergence

For more than four years now, the conflict between the political and technical leadership in Kampala has raged on with no end in sight. Sadly, all attempts to resolve the problems have been in vain. Since Mr. Elias Lukwago’s first election as Lord Mayor of Kampala in 2011 under the new KCCA Act, 2010, there […]

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About Us

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The Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) is an independent and inclusive national platform for NGOs in Uganda. Its primary constituency and owners are NGOs in their diversity and configurations. UNNGOF is however open to other interest groups within a broadly defined civil society.

UNNGOF’s operational scope is at national level, with focus on issues and processes that concern NGOs across the board. We recognise the independent existence of national thematic NGO networks and district networks and for a, as important NGO coordinating mechanism with complementary comparative advantages.

Vision

A coherent, respected, well-informed NGO sector in Uganda; actively contributing to citizens’ wellbeing and safeguarding their rights.

Programmes

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Citizen Mobilization

Civic Space, Mobilization, Campaigns, and Governance Monitoring The KRA2 aims at influencing internal and external (including global) operating environment issues of CSOs and to ensure a positive environment for NGO operations and citizen engagement in…

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Capacity Development

The Uganda National NGO Forum is a membership organization. Under this programme area, we deliver on the mandate as a service organization, by providing regular and specialized services to the members,…

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Policy and Advocacy

Under this programme component, we focus on effectively coordinating NGOs engagement on multi-stakeholder and multi-sectoral policy processes. Some of these involve; monitoring of the National Development Plan, National…