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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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