5 Jul 2016 to 30 Sep 2016

The Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI) launched the human rights report, titled ‘Human Rights and Elections in Uganda (2016): A Call for Action’ on 27th June 2016 at the Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala. The report presents the findings of an...

8 Jul 2016 to 30 Sep 2016

On 23rd-24th June 2016, the Interparty Organization for Dialogue (IPOD) brought together its membership including the National Resistance Army (NRM), Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Democratic Party and the Uganda People’s Congress (...

8 Jul 2016 to 30 Sep 2016

The Citizens Elections Observers Network in Uganda (CEON-U) launched its report on Uganda’s 2016 General Elections:  “Revisiting the Democracy Construct”, with a call on the Government to revamp the Electoral Commission and allow for electoral reforms if Uganda’s democracy...

2 Sep 2016 to 31 Oct 2016

30th August 2016: Early polls results from the Parliamentary and Local Council Five elections held in the new districts of Rubanda, Kagadi, Kakumiro, Kibale and Omoro indicates that  Candidates from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) have...

30 May 2016 to 31 Aug 2016

On the 24th may 2016, DGF’s Local Accountability Partners held a reflection and learning festival at Soroti hotel to gain feedback from the Programme, identify new opportunities and strategies for future interventions and agree on solutions to prevailing challenges. Participants were...

30 May 2016 to 31 Aug 2016

Centre for Basic Research with support from the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) organized a public reflection event on Wednesday May 25th 2016 at their offices to provide space for citizens to appreciate the key issues that emerged from the 2016 general...

18 Apr 2016 to 30 Jul 2016

 The Uganda Human Rights Commission held their annual Donor Review on the 12th April 2016, at the Metropole Hotel-Kampala. At the event, HE. Donal Cronin, DGF Board member and Ireland’s Ambassador to Uganda, who was the chief guest congratulated UHRC commissioners...

2 May 2016 to 31 Jul 2016

Recent developments around freedom of expression and press freedom in Uganda are “very disappointing”, Danish Ambassador Mogens Pedersen has said.

“The intimidation of journalists seems to be on the rise”, up to 17 journalists were assaulted by police...

10 May 2016 to 31 Jul 2016

On 5th May 2016, Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) was awarded the Commonwealth Press Union (CPU) Media Trust Astor Award for its outstanding work in protecting freedom of journalists in Uganda. This year’s Award was...

25 May 2016 to 31 Jul 2016

On 20th May 2016, the National Coordinator of Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda), Robert Ssempala won the European Union Human Rights Defenders Award for the year 2016 for his outstanding resilience and determination to...

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