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At a training of youth networks on human rights in the context of the 2020- 2021 elections in Uganda, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Country Representative in Uganda, Mr Robert Kotchani, underscored the role of civil society in ensuring the protection and promotion of human rights. Civ
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The Minister of Local Government has pledged the Government’s commitment to improving the financing of the health sector, especially maternal health. “We cannot continue losing mothers and children. As a Ministry, and as Government, we are going to work with the Ministry of Health, an
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OHCHR Uganda thematic briefing note: - A Step Towards Abolition in Uganda? Assessing the Implications of the Law Revision (Penalties in Criminal Matters) Miscellaneous Amendment Act, 2019.  The United Nations opposes the
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Kampala, 11 December 2019: “Civil Society Organisations play a critical role in the protection and promotion of human rights, particularly through "identifying, documenting, reporting human rights violations and advocating for redress and accountability", said the Country Representat
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Kampala, 20 November 2019:- The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has learnt with the deepest sadness about the sudden passing this morning, of Hon. Med S.K. Kaggwa, Chairperson of the Uganda H
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Human rights in the news

Uganda: Supporting the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

OHCHR Uganda is supporting the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development and partners in the preparation of a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, where environment and land issues have been identified as priority areas. The draft is being finalized and is expected to be sub Read more


Civil Society Organisations Tipped on Human Rights Advocacy

Kampala, 11 December 2019: “Civil Society Organisations play a critical role in the protection and promotion of human rights, particularly through "identifying, documenting, reporting human rights violations and advocating for redress and accountability", said the Country Representat Read more


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