• 27.06.2018 | News

    My labour rights can never be violated - Kirabo Hope Matthew

    Favourite of all, was the module on Labour rights and laws in Uganda. I had worked for a couple of organizations but with no contracts and I didn’t...

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  • 18.06.2018 | News

    A change of mind and appreciation for diversity - Peter Katuramu

    Through the programme my understanding and appreciation for gender and responsive budgeting was enhanced. This information enabled me secure a full...

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  • 14.06.2018

    East African Photography Award - Call For Entries

    The Uganda Press Photo Award is proud to announce the first annual East African Photography

    Award, open to all visual storytellers from the Eastern...

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    Young Photographer Award 2018

    To apply, access the guidelines here

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  • 28.05.2018 | News

    Does Money Protect Women from Societal Oppression?

    Does money protect women from societal oppression? This question has haunted me since I sat in on a meeting organized by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung...

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Governance and Participation

Good governance and inclusive participation are key principles of democracy and social justice. Friedrich–Ebert–Stiftung recognises the importance of good governance as a means and end to building strong systems to serve and protect the interests of all citizens and foster sustainable development.


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Young Leaders Forum

In Uganda, two policy documents govern the discussions and actions relating to youth affairs. The 2016 National Youth Policy and the 2017 National Youth Policy Action Plan. In both these documents, Uganda boosts of having one of the youngest population in the world and young people make up the majority of her population.


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Uganda Press Photo Award

The Ugandan Press Photo Award is a photography competition open to Ugandan photojournalists and photographers. It is also a platform for exchanging thoughts and ideas about photography as a medium, through a series of workshops, exhibitions, talks, discussions, portfolio reviews and film screenings. 


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Oil and Gas Revenues and Economic Transformation

Despite Uganda's consistently high economic growth, the trickledown effect has been slow in reaching the majority of the population. This has created hefty income disparity which has translated to unjust overall development. 


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Social Justice in the Urban Economy

Urbanisation and increasing populations in urban areas have led to many problems. Issues stemming from urbanisation include social issues, economic and environmental problems through urban sprawl. These problems include pollution, urban poverty, overcrowding and traffic, depletion of resources, land conflicts, unemployment, high crime rates and lawlessness and development of slums.



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In Uganda, talking about development and poverty reduction cannot be done without taking into account the land question.

The importance of land in Uganda is huge, and the land issue is gaining more and more importance. The number of conflicts, both in court as well as out of court, is undeniably on the rise, tensions are increasing and ownership of land is becoming a political debate.


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