22 Jul 2015

Were civil society organizations consulted prior to the gazetting of the NGO Bill 2015? Does the Bill recognize the NGO sector and its contribution to the country’s development? What is the general spirit behind the Bill?

At the 5th National CSO Fair, an intense dialogue involving Civil...

31 Mar 2015

On Friday March 20th, more than 120 members of the media, officers from the Uganda Police Force and other officials joined Human Rights Network for Journalists (HRNJ) to discuss findings of a baseline study into the professionalism, safety and security of journalists. HRNJ undertook the baseline...

On 24 March 2015, the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) launched its 17th Annual Report on the state of human rights in the country during 2014. The launch ceremony held at the Golf Course Hotel in Kampala was preceded by presentation of the report to the Speaker of Uganda Parliament, Rt....

Hard Choices or No Choices at All’ was the theme for the maiden debate series titled Situation Room Uganda” that was launched at the Kampala Serena Hotel on  Tuesday 16 March 2015. The debate series is an initiative born out of civil society and media...

On 12th February 2015, the DGF convened a meeting for its Legal Aid Program (LEAP) partners and 16 other organisations that provide legal aid under the support of the Independent Development Fund (IDF), at the Golf Course Hotel in Kampala.  The meeting aimed at enabling DGF LEAP partners have a...

The Human Rights Centre Uganda (HRCU) held the 3rd Annual Human Rights Defenders’ Forum on March 10, 2015 at the Imperial Golf View Hotel, Entebbe, under the theme Human Rights Defenders & State Partnership for Realizing Human Rights”   

The event was graced...

On 20th March 2015, over 200 runners including local people from Sebei Sub-region and representatives from anti-corruption actors in the country participated in an Anti-Corruption Marathon that was organised by the Sebei Church of Uganda Diocese in Sebei Sub region, with support from the DGF.  ...

At the just concluded Semi-Annual Performance Review Meeting of the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) held on 4th March 2015 at Piato’s Restaurant in Kampala, the Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission, Hon. Medi Kaggwa decried the inadequate funding to the Commission. He said...

The book ‘Elections in a Hybrid Regime: Revisiting the 2011 Ugandan Polls’ was launched  on 15th January 2015 at Hotel Africana, Kampala.

Published by the Fountain Publishers, the book is the product of a joint academic project between the French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA)...

10 Mar 2015

Annually, the Uganda Law Society celebrates the ‘Pro Bono Day’. Pro Bono is a a Latin phrase for professional work undertaken voluntarily and without payment or at a reduced fee as a public service. During this event the members of the legal...

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