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Economic Social Rights recommendations for Uganda from the 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

On January 27, 2022, the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group examined Uganda’s human rights record. The UPR process spotlighted the human rights situation in...

Financing Public Services: An analysis of the FY 2022/23 Budget

ISER’s analysis of the FY 2022/23 Budget and recommendations.

Curb Illicit Financial Flows to Fund Quality Public Social Services in Uganda

This report discusses illicit financial flows (IFFs) in the Ugandan context, its manifestations and how to curb it. It seeks to contextualize the notion of IFFs and how they affect...


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Achieving Equity in Health: Are Public Private Partnerships the Solution?

This report, as part of a series of reports on universal health coverage and ensuring no one is left behind, provides...

Reasonable Accomodation for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children in Uganda’s Education System

Despite the progress made in the education sector, it is still not all inclusive and discriminates against children with disabilities...

Corporate Income Tax structure and the realization of human rights in Uganda

Taxation is a critical tool that States can utilise to comply with and realise  their human rights obligations. Therefore, raising...

Oral Statement made by the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) to the 61st Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

As we celebrate 30 years of the Commission, African states should promote and protect Economic and Social rights and not...

Realising the right to social protection for olderpersons in Uganda

This is a photo essay a photographic representation of the journey to get older persons enrolled on the SAGE programme...

The Right to Water in Uganda: Perspectives from the district of Kayunga

In addition to analyzing international norms and domestic policy, this policy brief is a result of field research carried out...

Beyond Statistics: How can we achieve universal basic education of acceptable quality in Uganda?

In this issue; "Beyond Statistics: How can we achieve universal basic education of acceptable quality in Uganda?", we look beyond...

Are They Effective? An Audit of Social Accountability Mechanisms in Local Government Processes in Uganda

This report presents findings from a study undertaken to interrogate the status of social accountability mechanisms in local government processes...