Reports

Education Committee Report on Closure of Private Schools by the Ministry of Education and Sports.

A Report of the Education Committee of Parliament on Closure of Private Schools by the Ministry of Education and Sports

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Statement to Parliament On Operations Of The Uganda Bridge International Academies By The Hon. Minister Of Education And Sports.

A statement to Parliament by the Minister of Education and Sports on Closure of Uganda Bridge International Academies for not complying with the Education Basic Requirements and Minimum Standards.

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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 regard them as mere development goals. African States continue to lag behind in realization of Economic and Social rights, particularly for vulnerable groups.

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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 in Uganda, which focused particularly on the health, education and water sectors. The study, which was conducted in the districts of Bushenyi, Iganga, Kayunga, Kumi, Kyenjonjo and Mbale, used a mixture of qualitative and quantitative methods.


Results for the Advocacy Campaign on Accountability in schools implementing the USE program under the Public Private Partnership Scheme

ISER and Trac FM ran an advocacy campaign on accountability in schools implementing USE under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) scheme on 9 radio stations across the country to collect citizen’s views of PPPs in education.

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OHCHR Joint Submission for Uganda's Universal Periodic Review

Report prepared by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for Uganda's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) November 2016

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Health Baraza Report, Kangulumira Sub County, Kayunga District September 2016

Health Barazas are funded under an ISER project: “Promoting Social and Economic Rights in Uganda” and are implemented on a quarterly basis to facilitate community engagement with duty bearers at the local government level.

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Health Baraza report: Bbaale Sub County, Kayunga District

Health Barazas are funded under an ISER project: “Promoting Social and Economic Rights in Uganda” and are implemented on a quarterly basis to facilitate community engagement with duty bearers at the local government level.

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The State of Corporate Accountability in Uganda: A Baseline Study Report for the Uganda Consortium on Corporate Accountability

Recent discoveries of minerals and aggressive push of government for foreign direct investment have opened a wider discussion on the role of businesses in economic development and the capacity of the state to regulate corporations.


Uganda Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Factsheets

In preparation for Uganda's review at the 26th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in November 2016, the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) and the Centre for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) have produced a series of short briefing papers (Factsheets) highlighting human rights concerns in the following areas:
 
 
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A Threat or Opportunity? Public - Private Partnerships in Education in Uganda

The research team found significant evidence, which suggests that the PPP program implemented through Uganda’s USE scheme may not be compliant with the human rights standards applicable to the right to education. Data collected illustrates that despite the overall increases in enrollment, equitable geographical access to education has not yet been achieved under the PPP program.


The State of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Uganda and Emerging Issues

This report focuses on the state of economic, social and cultural rights issues in Uganda and identifies salient emerging issues over the last four and a half years.



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