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National Values fundamental in rebuilding effective and efficient public institutions

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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 […]

Citizens speak out against corruption in Uganda

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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 […]

CSOs in Western Uganda Trained in Policy Advocacy

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On the 14th June 2017, Uganda National NGO Forum organized a policy advocacy training for its Sub National partners in Western Uganda. Held at Mbarara Catholic Social Center, the training was attended by 30 CSO actors drawn from the districts of Mbarara, Bushenyi, Ntungamo, Rubirizi, Kiruhura, Sheema and Isingiro Districts.  The training aimed at building […]

Political Will fundamental in ending corruption

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Citizens in Ankole region (Western Uganda) have called for a commitment by National leaders to fight corruption and it will drastically reduce. Citizens argued that Uganda has enough legal frameworks to fight corruption however implementation of the laws and policies has been wanting and thus challenged government leaders to commit to end corruption.  The call […]

Positive Attitude towards Work is the Way to Fight Poverty.

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On 1st May 2017, CSOs, Government, Private sector and people from all walks of life gathered at Saza grounds, Kamuge sub-county in Pallisa district for the national celebrations to mark International Labour Day. The celebrations under the theme: ‘‘Building the Nation through Good Work Ethics’’ was attended by dignitaries, including the President, H.E Yoweri K. […]

CSO Aid and Development Effectiveness Platform Meeting

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The Uganda National NGO Forum under the auspices of the CSO Aid and Development Effectiveness Platform organized a High-Level breakfast meeting on March 16, 2017 in Kampala to popularize the Nairobi Outcome Document and to build a collective strategy for partners on how Uganda will take advantage of this renewed global commitment.This High-Level breakfast meeting […]

Civil Society Act toward Effective Implementation of SDGs in Uganda

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Nearly two years have passed since world leaders announced a replacer framework of the Millennium Development Goals, termed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the 2015 United Nations Summit in New York. The SDGs were formulated on an overarching principle of “Leave No One Behind” through crosscutting global consultations in what many have since referred […]