EASTERN AFRICA TRAINING SCHOOL ON LAW, HUMAN RIGHTS AND HIV/AIDS, 2nd to 13th,May, 2011
The Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC) of Makerere University, Uganda has for the past two years successfully conducted the Eastern Africa Training School on Law, Human Rights and HIV/AIDS (EASLHRA) in Kampala, Uganda. The school brings together a dynamic group of scholars and human rights activists in the East African region committed to bringing legal and human rights perspectives to bear in the important area of HIV/AIDS. HURIPEC is pleased to announce that it will conduct a Third School to run from May 2 to May 13, 2011 in Kampala, Uganda.
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A TIME TO ACT ON NATIONAL PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT
On the 13th and 14th of January 2011, more than 200 Ugandans, came together to attend a National Convention on Democratic Governance. Held at the Main Hall of Makerere University, the Convention was aimed at critically reflecting on some of the most contentious issues affecting the state of governance and democratic development in contemporary Uganda. It covered five key themes: Citizenship and Culture; Institutions and Governance; Political Participation and Voice; Social Exclusion and Marginalization, and National Resources (Human, Environmental and Public).
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Quote Of The Week
‘First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out - because I was not a Jew. Then they came for the communist and I did not speak out - because I was not a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out - because I was not a trade unionists. Then they came for me - and there was no one left to speak out for me.” - -Pastor Niemoeler (victim of the Nazis)