The Democratic Governance Facility (DFG) launched its second 5-year phase (2018 –2022) in a colourful event held on Wednesday 28th March 2018, at Silver Springs Hotel, in Kampala
The launch was attended by DGF Board and Steering Committee members, DGF implementing partners, government officials, representatives from civil society organisations, private sector, media, academia, international NGOs, as well DGF staff, among others.
In his launch speech, the Netherlands Ambassador and current Chair of the DGF Board, H.E Henk Jan Bakker, noted that the launch marked the beginning of another intensive engagement by DGF with government and civil society, and expressed hope that the Ugandan citizens will benefit from the positive changes that will emerge from constructive dialogue and partnership between and among government institutions and civil society organizations.
To access the full speech click: DGF Board Chair Speech
To access the press statement on the launch, please click: Press Release