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Economic Justice & Social Protection

About the program

This program focuses on the areas of financing for public services, tax justice and progressive taxation; corporate taxation, sovereign debt and accountability for International Financial Institutions (IFFs). Other areas of focus are: Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), budget advocacy at district level, inclusive economic development and social assistance programs that support the most vulnerable. A sound social protection system is also considered to be critical to economic inclusion and promoting human dignity.

Recent updates

Recent publications

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...

Uganda’s rising debt and public services: A human rights impact assessment

This policy brief assesses Uganda’s debt and its impact on public services from a human rights perspective.

Parish Development Model: 5 things that Government must immediately address

The Parish Development Model can play a key role in driving socio-economic transformation for the country’s poorest individuals. However, it...