Resources

Type Title Description Year of Publication
Mid-term Assessment of the State’s Progress in the Implementation of the Recommendations on HRDs under the 2nd cycle of the UPR

This report, produced by the National Coalition for Human Rights Defenders Uganda (NCHRD-U), assesses the progress registered by the Government of Uganda at implementing the recommendations on Human Rights Defenders, at mid-term level, if any, aspects of retrogression, challenges faced by the government in the implementation process and suggests possible recommendations to the government to fully implement the pending recommendations before the 3rd Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review due 2021.

2020
DGF Quarterly Newsletter: July to September 2020

This issue of the newsletter focuses on ‘Youth and Governance’, and highlights the need to bring youth on board as key players in strengthening good governance and development in Uganda. It also highlights other interesting activities and interventions our partners undertook in this quarter.

2020
COVID-19 Local Governments Monitoring Report

Africa Freedom of Information Centre has launched a COVID-19 monitoring report titled: “Local Government Response in the Fight Against COVID-19: A case of selected districts in Uganda”. The report is a result of a study that was carried out in partnership with Uganda Contracts Monitoring Coalition, with an aim of assessing the implementation of guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

2020
Capacity Assessment of Informal Justice Actors in Delivering Justice

World Voices Uganda (WVU) has produced a study report titled “Capacity Assessment of Informal Justice Actors in Delivering Justice: Compliance with Constitutional Requirements and International Human Rights Standards”.

The report assesses the capacity of informal justice systems in the Albertine and Rwenzori districts of Kyegegwa, Kibaale, Kyenjojo, Kakumiro and Kagadi in delivering access to justice and their adherence to constitutional and international human rights standards. The report uses WVU’s  Bataka Courts Model as a case study- a community based informal justice service delivery model that was piloted and adopted by the communities in Kibaale district to enhance access to justice for the poor.

2020
Capacity Assessment of Informal Justice Actors in Delivering Justice

World Voices Uganda (WVU) has produced a study report titled “Capacity Assessment of Informal Justice Actors in Delivering Justice: Compliance with Constitutional Requirements and International Human Rights Standards”.

The report assesses the capacity of informal justice systems in the Albertine and Rwenzori districts of Kyegegwa, Kibaale, Kyenjojo, Kakumiro and Kagadi in delivering access to justice and their adherence to constitutional and international human rights standards. The report uses WVU’s  Bataka Courts Model as a case study- a community based informal justice service delivery model that was piloted and adopted by the communities in Kibaale district to enhance access to justice for the poor.

2020
Interim COVID-19 Lockdown Report

This report covers Refugee Law Project’s activities during the first seven weeks of the COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda, particularly on supporting and working with refugees and host-led support groups.

2020
Uganda Admitted to the EITI

On Wednesday the 12th August, 2020, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) International Secretariat admitted the Republic of Uganda as the 54th member country of EITI. The Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas in Uganda (CSCO), Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE), Global Rights Alert, Publish What You Pay - Uganda and partners published a press statement to explain what this means for Uganda's natural resources sector.

2020
Special Newsletter on DGF Implementing Partners’ Response to COVID-19, Issue 3, July 2020

In this third issue, we continue to share with you the various interventions and innovations our partners are pursuing to strengthen governance in Uganda, amidst the outbreak of corona virus.

2020
Press Freedom Index Report 2019

Produced by Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HNRJ-U), the 11th edition of the Press Freedom Index Report outlines the state of media freedom in Uganda as of the year 2019.

2020
LASPNET's Press Statement Condemning Violation of Human Rights by Security Agencies

The press statement condemns the ongoing human rights violations and abuses meted out on the public by security agencies, particularly the Police and Local Defense Unit (LDU), especially during the enforcement of governmnet directives to curb the spread of COVID-19.  The statement proposes several recommendations and actions that should be considered to halt the violation and abuse of the citizens’ rights.

2020

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