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...

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...

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...

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)...

“DFID has this year doubled its contribution to the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) due to its commitment to governance as a foundation of any well functioning society.” revealed Geraldine O Callaghan, Chairperson of the DGF Steering Committee, while opening the second synergy building...

26 civil society organisations (CSOs) including, CBOs, local NGOs and international NGOs were awarded quality assurance certificates after undergoing a successful assessment by the NGO Quality Assurance Certification Mechanism (QuAM).  The award ceremony which took place at Hotel Africana in...

On 26th August 2014, the Government of Uganda, and the Democratic Government Facility (DGF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the development of the National Action Plan on Human Rights (NAP).  The NAP is one of the recommendations by the UN Human Rights Council to the...

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