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The 29th AU Summit Kicks Off

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The 29th African Union Summit opened on Tuesday 27th June 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme of the meeting is “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth” and it opened with the 34th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC) at the African Union Headquarters. This summit is not only the […]

Rwanda presents an opportunity for positive peer learning on how to fight corruption

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“Rwanda presents an opportunity for positive peer learning on how to fight corruption”- new report points to political will being the key to unlocking the corruption scourge. This report, the Effectiveness of Anti-Corruption Agencies in East Africa, Rwanda was launched on 14th June 2017 at Serena Hotel, Kigali. Notably present at the launch were the Chief […]

UNNGOF launches a project on enhancing civic space for CSOs.

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The Uganda National NGO Forum is set to roll out a project called “Growing Opportunities for Constructive Civic Engagement for CSOs (GO-4-CCE) in Lango, Teso and Karamoja Regions” running from May 2017 to January 2018. The overall objective of this project is to formulate a constructive engagement strategy that supports the expansion of civic engagement […]

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 […]

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 […]

2017 CSO Leaders’ Annual Statement

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On 9th January 2017, CSO Leaders presented the CSO Leaders’ Annual Statement to press at a media briefing held at Uganda National NGO Forum offices. This statement is in the tradition of the 5 year series in which CSO leaders articulate our aspirations for the country and demand action from our leaders on what we consider […]

“Put Your Money Where Your Mouths Are”- Citizens Tell State Parties to the African Anti-Corruption Convention

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PRESS RELEASE December 15, 2016-Arusha, as the world celebrated International Anti-Corruption Day, over 75 individuals representing African social movements including youth and faith based organisations, civil society organisations, the academia and research institutions, members of parliament, government officials, African constitutional bodies, the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption (AUABC) and the African Union Commission (AUC), […]

THE 2015 CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION SUSTAINABILITY INDEX FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

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For the seventh year in a row, the 2015 CSO Sustainability Index for Sub-Saharan Africa offers a snapshot of seven key dimensions affecting the sustainability of CSO sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa-legal environment, organizational capacity, financial viability, advocacy, service provision, infrastructure, and public image. The index reflects a complex, rapidly changing region, where CSOs make vital […]

Opinion Polls are Key in Monitoring Governance.

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On 13th December 2016, Uganda National NGO Forum with Uganda Governance Monitoring Platform in partnership with Research World International launched the 2nd Socio-Political and Governance Poll report at Golf Course Hotel. Attended by governance analysts, political practitioners, Civil society, donors and media, the launch provided an opportunity for dialogue on Uganda’s governance, covering a wide […]