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

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...

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 (...

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...

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...

The Citizens Election Observers Network – Uganda (CEON-U), a domestic election observation network, was launched on 10th September, 2015 at the Golf Course Hotel, in Kampala, at a colourful ceremony attended by hundreds of civil society actors. Working as  consortium of 15 CSOs and 3...

Calls for value addition to minerals characterised proceedings during the Fourth Mineral Wealth Conference held at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala on October 1st - 2nd, 2015.  Organized under the theme "Minerals Value Addition – Road to Development", the conference was convened...

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...

Access to work and enjoyment of the right to maternity leave were key issues of concern that dominated sessional deliberations on the topic: “Women’s access to work and the rights to maternity Leave, Social Inclusion and Sustainable Development” attended by hundreds of...

In effort to equip Ugandan citizens with knowledge on electoral processes and to prepare them for the forthcoming general elections, the Uganda Project Implementation and Management Centre (UPIMAC) produced a Voters' Education Module which was launched on 31 August 2015, at Hotel Africana in...

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