Notice of the 19th General Assembly

Authored by admin | On: Thu, 07/01/2021 - 14:12

Notice is hereby given to all General Assembly Members of the Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) that the 19th Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Thursday 29th July 2021.

The General Assembly will be conducted virtually for the second year running as the new Presidential Directives of 06th June 2021 among others: i) suspended all public and cultural gatherings or conferences,and ii) banned inter district travel except travel within Kampala Metropolitan for a period of 42 days.

Local Humanitarian Actors urge Government to prioritize the Rights of Refugees

Authored by editor | On: Fri, 04/30/2021 - 14:15

Today, Uganda is hosting more than 1.4 million refugees in various parts of the country, and the majority being hosted in the country’s poorest region. Uganda has been a haven for the refugees fleeing from DRC and South Sudan, even in the midst of a global crisis like COVID-19, the country has found ways to manage border restrictions in a manner which respects international human rights and refugee protection standards. The country has been praised for having one of the most progressive and generous refugee laws and policy regimes in the world.

Women at the Centre of Humanitarian Response

Authored by editor | On: Fri, 04/30/2021 - 12:42

With support from OXFAM and UNNGOF, the African Women and Youth Action for Development (AWYAD) in partnership with the Humanitarian platform rolled out two-day program focused on three domains; Importance, and strengthening the knowledge of women humanitarian leaders in humanitarian principles, such that they can ably design and implement humanitarian programs in line with the acceptable standards.

Children should not be left behind in the SDGs Campaign

Authored by editor | On: Fri, 04/30/2021 - 11:00

A 12-year old Justice Barack Edward from Green Hill Primary school challenges development practitioners not to leave children behind as they roll out SDGs campaign arguing that sustainable development can only be achieved if children are considered since they are the ultimate consumers of the services. Edward condemned the injustice against children like child negligence, domestic violence, teenage pregnancy, denial of education which all violate the SDGs 3, 4, 5, 16 among others.

CCFU Annual Report 2020 released

Authored by Robert Ninyesiga | On: Wed, 04/28/2021 - 11:03

Initiated and incorporated in June 2006, The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda, a member of UNNGOF, is a national not-for-profit nongovernmental organization whose mission is to "promote the recognition of culture as vital for human development that responds to our national identity and diversity." The Foundation's mission is premised on the conviction that the positive aspects of culture can be harnessed to bring about sustainable, social, and economic transformation, recognizing the dynamis

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CSO Representatives to the EITI –MSG for Uganda elected

Authored by David Idoru | On: Thu, 04/01/2021 - 11:23

On 19th March 2021, UNNGOF joined other CSO actors under the Coalition on Oil and Gas for a meeting to vote for proxies to EITI Multi-Stakeholder Group for Uganda. Uganda was admitted into the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in August 2020 by the EITI International Secretariat making it the 54th member country globally, and 26th African country to join the initiative.