26 May 2016 to 31 Jul 2016

The Legal Aid Service Provider’s Network (LASPNET) in partnership with JLOS and other key stakeholders in access to Justice have been at the forefront of advocating for the adoption of a National Legal Aid Policy, as a key milestone towards establishing a national publicly funded legal aid...

6 Apr 2016

A total of 80 Ugandan young leaders from various political parties, civil society and business community have graduated with leadership skills after six months of training under the Leadership Academy programme 2015.

The Programme which is run jointly by Uganda Youth Network and the...

6 Apr 2016

The Uganda Law Council is an organ of government with the responsibility of supervising and regulating legal aid service delivery to poor and vulnerable (indigent) persons.  As the regulating body, the Law Council sought to meet with legal aid service providers at the Imperial...

30 May 2016 to 31 Aug 2016

During the 2016 electoral period, DGF funded Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET) and its partners to conduct a study on women’s participation in the elections.  This effort resulted in the production of a report titled “Women in Uganda’s Electoral Processes” which was launched on...

22 Mar 2016 to 22 May 2016

On 16th-18th March 2016, Human Rights Centre Uganda (HRCU) organized the 4th Annual Human Rights Defenders Forum at the Silver Springs Hotel Kampala. The event provides an annual platform for discussion among Human Rights Defenders (HRD’s), Development Partners (...

22 Mar 2016 to 22 May 2016

In a bid to renew their commitment to equal justice for all, Uganda Law Society (ULS), in partnership with the Law Council, organized the 5th Annual Pro Bono day under the theme “Justice for Children” on 18th March 2016 at Railway Gardens- Kampala. The...

Topowa, Topowa, Topowa…” everyone chanted, as the “Votability 2 Campaign” got launched in a colorful ceremony attended by hundreds of people, at Hotel Africana, in Kampala on 22nd September 2015.  Coordinated by the Citizens Coalition on Electoral Democracy...

On October 5, 2015, the Women’s Democracy Group (WDG) issued a press statement condemning what they conceived as “ring-fencing” of political positions in Uganda’s politics.

The condemnation came as a result of amendments made by the Parliament of Uganda to the Presidential and Parliament...

As the 2016 polls approach, a study conducted by Uhuru Institute with the support of the Democratic Governance Facility points to a high risk of election related violence before, during and after the elections. The key trigger points identified include paid up youth groups, political parties...

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