Posts Tagged: Uganda

Ground Level Panels offer reality check to UN High Level Panel’s (HLP) proposals for development

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In June and July, Participate facilitated Ground Level Panels in Egypt, Brazil, Uganda and India, to mirror the United Nations High Level Panel (HLP) for a post-Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agenda. Panelists drew on their own life experiences to provide a ‘ground level’ reality check to the HLP recommendations; as well as develop their own shared vision for development. Each of the Ground Level Panels produced a communiqué with recommendations for what is needed in global development policy to end poverty.

The Ugandan Experience

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In July, Restless Development facilitated a Ground Level Panel in Uganda, comprised of people living in poverty and marginalisation, to mirror the UN High Level Panel for a post-2015 development agenda. In this blog article, Emmanuel Lubaale, Research Coordinator and Natalie Newell, Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Manager reflect on the five-day discussions.

Challenging attempts to silence civil society in Uganda

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Stephen Wood Barely a year after the murder of gay rights activist David Kato focussed international attention on the treatment of sexual minorities within Uganda, there is a sense that renewed attacks on freedom for these citizens are growing in momentum once again. Yesterday, a conference organised by Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG), a campaign […]