11 Oct 2016 to 30 Nov 2016

On September 30th, the DGF Board paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda. The DGF Board was represented by Dónal Cronin, DGF Board Chair and Ambassador of Ireland to Uganda, Susan Eckey, the Ambassadors of Norway, Mogens...

11 Oct 2016 to 30 Nov 2016

The fifth annual Mineral Wealth Conference (MWC) organized under the theme “Attracting exploration investment to Uganda’s Mineral Sector to realize its full potential”, was convened by the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) in collaboration with the Ministry of...

19 Sep 2016 to 30 Nov 2016

The February 2016 general elections ended with the National Resistance Army (NRM) taking up its fifth elective term of office. Soon after the elections, President Yoweri Museveni declared the term a no nonsense term, giving it the slagon “Kisanja hakuna muchezo”, emphasizing...

9 Aug 2016 to 31 Oct 2016

On 26th July 2016, H.E Mogens Pedersen, DGF Board member and the Ambassador of Denmark to Uganda paid an informal visit to Teso Anti-corruption Coalition (TAC), a DGF Local Accountability Partner that operates in Teso Region. The Ambassador held various discussions...

9 Aug 2016 to 31 Oct 2016

On Thursday 28th July 2016, the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) presented its 18th Annual Report to the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda Rt. Hon Rebecca A. Kadaga at the Speaker’s Chambers in Parliament.  The function was performed by the...

21 Sep 2016 to 31 Oct 2016

On the 28th of July 2016, H.E Mogens Pedersen, the Ambassador of Denmark to Uganda and DGF’s Board member paid a courtesy visit to Friends of Christ Revival Ministries (FOCREV), a DGF Partner operating in Busia.  The Ambassador held an interactive discussion with...

21 Sep 2016 to 31 Oct 2016

On 19th August 2016, over 25 journalists including members of the Uganda Parliamentary Press Association (UPPA) committed to the protection and promotion of Human Rights in Uganda. This came as a result of a training that was...

20 Sep 2016 to 31 Oct 2016

The International Youth Day was proposed in 1991 by young people, who were gathered in Vienna, Austria, for the first session of the UN’s World Youth Forum. The forum recommended that an International Youth Day be declared, especially for fundraising and promotional purposes,...

20 Sep 2016 to 31 Oct 2016

The Uganda Human Rights Commission held its semi-annual donor review meeting to on the 14th September 2016, at Piato restaurant in Kampala. The chief guest at the review was H.E Donal Cronin, the Ambassador of Ireland to Uganda and DGF Board Chair....

9 Sep 2016 to 31 Oct 2016

On Friday 2nd September 2016, DGF Partner-the Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) launched its countrywide post-election feedback forums at Hotel at Tourism Institute in Jinja. The forums will be conducted in the districts...

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