Monthly Archives:: May 2014

Recognise the interconnected nature of rights for all or risk deepening the poverty of people left behind

Posted by & filed under Post-2015, rights.

This week, the Office of  the President of the UN General Assembly (OPGA)  is hosting a high-level session on the ‘Contributions of Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the Post-2015 Development Agenda’.  Post-2015 targets that do not prioritise the social, economic, civil and political human rights of all people, or recognise the interconnected […]

Why the poorest and most marginalised must be made an OWG priority

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Participate has prepared the following response to the Open Working Group for Sustainable Development Goals’ revised Focus Areas contained in their Working Document ahead of the 11th session of the OWG on 5-9 May. As the OWG continues to formulate the final post-2015 framework, Participate reiterates the call to members to ‘leave no-one behind’. Tackling extreme poverty and […]

Community involvement, raising voice and taking action

Posted by & filed under Accountability, Citizenship, Participatory Methodologies.

Participants at Participate Ground Level Panel in Uganda

Pelagia Tusiime is Community Empowerment Programme Manager at the Coalition for Health Promotion and Social Development (HEPS) in Uganda. As well as representing HEPs-Uganda in the Participate Participatory Research Group (PRG), Pelagia led the Digital Story Telling and Theatre for Development activities during the participatory research “Tackling the urban health divide in Kawempe Urban slum, Kampala, Uganda” (2013). […]