31 Oct 2016 to 31 Dec 2016

“During my short tenure in this Ministry, I have come to realize that land is the bedrock of our economy. The elite class prefers not to bank their money but to invest it in land, even proceeds from corruption end up invested in land and property”. This was the opening...

17 Oct 2016

In commemoration of the 14th World Day against the Death Penalty on October 10th 2016, Foundation for Human Rights Initiative has applauded steps taken towards abolition of the death Penalty.

Speaking at the...

14 Oct 2016 to 31 Dec 2016

On October 7, 2016, the Uganda Law Society (ULS) held its 9th Annual rule of law Symposium under the theme “Access to Justice and the State of the Rule of law in Uganda”. The Symposium was held to initiate dialogue among members of the legal fraternity and...

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...

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 Aug 2016 to 31 Oct 2016

On 7th August 2016, the Ambassador of Denmark to Uganda and DGF’s Board Member HE. Mogens Pedersen visited the paralegal Advisory Services (PAS) in Busia district to get an understanding of their operations. The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) funds PAS to implement a...

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