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Achieving SDGs! A dream for Kalangala?

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Citizens in Kalangala have expressed concern that achieving the Sustainable Development Goals is far from near because of what they called “breakdown” in service delivery. Citizens expressed discontent over the breakdown, stressing that accessing services from government facilities remains a nightmare. Citizens argued that government has only enabled the rich to get richer while the […]

CSOs, Academia and Private Sector call for Regulation of the Economy

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On 22nd March 2017, Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF), in Partnership with the Centre for Basic Research (CBR) organized a National Level scenario building Session on the state of the Economy. This was attended by Academia, Private Sector, CSOs and Students of Economics and Sociology. The main objective of the session was to analyze the […]

UNNGOF Holds 15th AGM

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On 23rd March 2017, the Uganda National NGO Forum held its 15th Annual General Meeting at Royal Suites Bugolobi. The AGM was attended by 85% of the paid-up members including District NGOs, National NGOs, International NGOs, Faith Based Organizations as well CSO Networks both at National and Sub National level. Hon. Idah Mehangye, the UNNGOF […]

NGOs in Masaka District Resolve to Revamp Masaka NGO Forum

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As part of the CSOs regional learning event, Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) supported Masaka NGO Forum to hold a stakeholders’ meeting to reflect on the different aspects of the Network. The reflection was against a background that Masaka NGO Forum has been experiencing many operational challenges that have almost brought her operations on a […]

ICCO Empowers Communities to Demand for Quality Service Delivery

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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 […]

Regular Capacity Building key to Eliminating Briefcase NGOs- Jinja Chairperson

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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 […]

A comprehensive Social Protection Program Requires Political Commitment

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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 […]

MPs Join Campaign for a Comprehensive Social Protection Program for Uganda

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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 […]