UNNGOF Affirms its Support to Sub-National CSO Infrastructure Citizens and Leaders Lock Horns on President Museveni’s First 100 Days Assessment Report Women’s Movement Develops Strategy to domesticate the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lauds AU – ECOSOCC Uganda Chapter IGAD Consults on the Regional Strategy for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Free Trade Agreements killing local industries in Uganda! #TondekaMabega – The Campaign So Far
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UNNGOF Affirms its Support to Sub-National CSO Infrastructure

World over, there is strong consensus on the role and significance of effective, accountable, and inclusive CSOs in promoting and advocating for sustainable and equitable development. However to effectively cause desirable impact calls for a strong and well networked set of NGO actors able to galvanize their efforts collectively and engage together in development processes. […]

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Citizens and Leaders Lock Horns on President Museveni’s First 100 Days Assessment Report

At the start of his 5th elective term (2016-2021) term, President Museveni declared this a ‘no nonsense’ term, dubbing it “Kisanja Hakuna Mchezo”.   This, on the back of a campaign theme promising dramatic improvements in service delivery, was interpreted as clarion call on a point that brought him victory in the most tightly contested election […]

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Women’s Movement Develops Strategy to domesticate the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

As part of the process to domesticate the 2030 Global Agenda and follow up on gender issues, Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) has constituted a Gender Consortium on SDGs. The consortium is organized along four clusters; Organizing for Development, Economic Development, Political Development and Human Development. The Consortium will support the creation of awareness […]

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lauds AU – ECOSOCC Uganda Chapter

On 1st September 2016, the AU-ECOSOCC Uganda chapter held a meeting to popularize the AU programmes and its processes. ECOSOCC is the Economic Social and Cultural Council of the Africa Union also referred to as the Civil Society arm of the Union. It plays an advisory function to the Union. The meeting was attended by […]

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IGAD Consults on the Regional Strategy for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

On 26th August 2016, Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD) in partnership with UNDP, convened a meeting of Uganda CSOs to consult on the development of the Horn and Eastern Africa regional strategy for preventing and countering violent extremism.  The meeting intended to have CSO perspectives on the draft strategy to give it a multi-sect oral […]

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Free Trade Agreements killing local industries in Uganda!

The limited supply of ‘national interest analysis’ in Uganda springs from the under- conceptualization of today’s trade and investment dispensation. Conceptually, today’s FTAs (Free Trade Agreements) are a precursor to a ‘Common Market’ in which cross-national trade takes place freely by state regulations. The FTAs seek to create a political economy dispensation characterized by freer […]

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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…