Election report: Uganda’s Presidential election 2016 - A foregone conclusion

Election report: Uganda’s Presidential election 2016 – A foregone conclusion

Written by Samuel Kasirye | February 2016 An analysis of the Ugandan presidential general election which was held on 18th February 2016. Yoweri Museveni, Uganda’s incumbent president was announced winner of the much contested election. The analysis provides an overview about results and current situation and provides an assessment of the main influencing themes.

Report: Five Years of Building Community Resilience in Uganda

Report: Five Years of Building Community Resilience in Uganda

Through the Sustainability School: Successes, Challenges and Way Forward | Published by NAPE | December 2015 In 2010, the National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE) initiated the Sustainability School program, in a time where environmentalists, human rights groups and communities were increasingly confronted with the alarming rate at which natural resources and human rights were being abused in ...

Paper: Paris Agreement - Little to Celebrate for Poor Countries

Paper: Paris Agreement – Little to Celebrate for Poor Countries

The recently-agreed deal in Paris on Climate Change does not contain much to be celebrated for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), according to an analysis done by the Civil Society Forum on Climate Change (Forum CC). One of the main shortfalls of the agreement, from the African point of view, is the failure by the parties to agree on putting priority on the urgent need to finance adaptation in all LDCs.

Brochure: Decision-making in governance and development initiatives

Brochure: Decision-making in governance and development initiatives

The Place of Indigenous Communities | Published by ILEPA, Kenya | December 2015 Due to the negative consequence of lack of participatory development within Indigenous Peoples’ territories, international human rights mechanism, including the United Nations system arising from agitation from IPs, have established the concept of Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC).

Interview: Involve indigenous peoples and communities in the fight for climate justice

Interview: Involve indigenous peoples and communities in the fight for climate justice

“A human rights based approach to climate change intervention is the focus of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate change”. James Twala, a member of Indigenous Livelihoods Enhancement Partners (ILEPA) in Kenya in an interview, underscores the importance of involving, prioritising, respecting and protecting the interests of indigenous people and local communities during the forthcoming COP 21 negotiat ...

Press release: Civil society calls on WTO to uphold development mandate

Press release: Civil society calls on WTO to uphold development mandate

Civil society calls on WTO to uphold development mandate in the Doha Round | 18.11.2015 World Trade Organisation (WTO) member States should desist from eroding the Doha Development Round (DDR) mandate. This was the key message for CSOs gathered in Nairobi from 3rd - 4th, November 2015 in preparation for the WTO’s 10th Biannual Ministerial Conference scheduled to be held from 15-18th December 2015.

Study: Donor Dependence and underfunding hampering climate financing in Tanzania

Study: Donor Dependence and underfunding hampering climate financing in Tanzania

Climate Finance Tracking Study for Agriculture and Livestock Sector Ministries in Tanzania 2009/10 – 2013/14 | Published by Forum CC | October 2015 A recent study commissioned by the Tanzania Civil Society Forum on Climate Change (ForumCC), a Rosa Luxemburg Foundation partner, has revealed that Climate Financing in Tanzania is highly dependent on foreign funding, a detrimental trend that is coupled with lack of pr ...

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