On 20th March 2019, the Human Rights Centre Uganda (HRCU) celebrated 10 years of existence since its establishment in 2008. The celebration was part of the 6th Annual Human Rights Defenders Forum, 2019 convened under the theme; “Human rights...

18 Mar 2019 to 19 Mar 2019

On 15th March 2019, inmates of Luzira Women Prison had time to sing, dance, and take part in various activities, as they celebrated the International Women’s Day 2019. The event which reflected on the theme: “Gender Equality as a Way of Reducing Crime...

On 6th March 2019, the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) was certified as an ‘A status’ National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) by the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) in Geneva, Switzerland. This ‘A’ status certificate of accreditation was presented to the...

On 6th March 2019, the European Union Delegation in Uganda, together with EU Member States and the Embassy of Norway, opened a call for nominations of human rights defenders (HRDs) who have made an outstanding contribution to human rights in Uganda over the past year.

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DFC is inviting for applications for the course in Strengthening policy dialogue - the role of Governments, Interest Organisations and Civil Society. The course is planned for a three-week period in June 2019 and will take place in Copenhagen.  For further information, please...

29 Jan 2019

On Friday 25th January 2019, the High Court in Kampala passed a landmark judgement in which it directed the Government of Uganda to develop comprehensive guidelines to govern land evictions.

The long awaited judgement is an outcome of a protracted court trial on a public interest...

The Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme (IAFTP) application process for the 2019/2020 round is now open.

The IAFTP funds a number of scholarships for study at Masters Level in Ireland.  The Embassy would like to invite suitably qualified and experienced officials from institutions...

On Friday 28th September, 2018, the Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) launched its new project “The Future is Now!” and unveiled a production studio located in Ntinda, Kampala.  The event was graced by H.E Henk Jan Bakker, the...

On Friday, 14 September 2018, the Makerere University School of Law under its Public Interest Law Clinic (PILAC), held a Pro Bono Legal Aid Day as part of activities to celebrate 50 years of the school’s existence.  Hosted at the Makerere University Freedom Square, the event attracted...

The DGF has concluded the evaluation of expressions of interest (EOIs) that were received from prospective partners in response to its second call for expression of interest. The call for expression of interest was advertised on 16 and 17 April in Rupiny, Etop, Bukedde, New Vision , Daily...

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