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Social accountability as a tool for realization of economic and social rights
(Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), 2016)
Social Accountability can be defined as citizens’ capacity to hold the state and service providers to account in order to make them more responsive to the needs of citizens and beneficiaries. Examples of social accountability ...
The State obligation to respect, protect and fulfill economic, social and cultural rights in the context of business activities
(Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), 2017)
Uganda has embarked on an ambitious programme to become an upper middle-income country by 2020.1 In line with this agenda, the National Development Plan (NDP II) prioritizes private sector led economic growth — particularly ...
Beyond Statistics: How can we achieve universal basic education of acceptable quality in Uganda?
The Right to Education is guaranteed under article 30 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda; the country is, moreover party to International Conventions that guarantee this right, including the International ...
2016 General Elections: Vote 4 Education, Vote 4 Health
70 Year old Zaina Bakanansa, resident of Kyetume-Bukasa village, Nakisunga Sub- County Mukono District believes elections are just a waste of time. “ No Member of Parliament or Local Council Chairperson has made a ...
Economic and Social Rights in Uganda: The Status Quo
(Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), 2013)
The Economic and Social Rights Advocacy (ESRA) Brief is a biannual publication of the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER). The Brief is intended to create awareness, encourage and stimulate national debate ...
Social and Economic Rights in Uganda: Has the National Development Plan II (2015/16-2019/20) lived up to its Expectations?
(Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), 2019)
Uganda’s Second National Development Plan (NDP II) 2015/16-2019/20 has as its theme ‘Strengthening Uganda’s Competitiveness for Sustainable Wealth Creation, Employment and Inclusive Growth.” The NDP II is the second in ...