A training to educate women on the different opportunities they can tap as regards community based intiatives because empowering women and ensuring their participation in the development processes is not only key for their own development but also for the socio-economic development for their families and communities.
GRA and IRCU are organizing an activity that will involve taking Religious leaders to Bunyoro Kingdom. The Religious Leaders will visit Bunyoro Kitara kingdom and interact with Omukama and his Cabinet, They will also meet Refinery affected persons, Local District Leaders of Hoima and Buliisa, and also visit oil wells. The purpose of the visit is to acquaint themselves with the developments in the oil sector, and listen to the expectations of local communities and other stakeholders in the region.
Global Rights Alert, Publish What You Pay Uganda in partnership with Publish What You Pay Norway have organized a one day open seminar. The function intends to help participants improve their understanding on the importance of citizen's participation in shaping Africa's natural resource governance regime, including opportunities and challenges associated with such campaigns.
Global Rights Alert will be hosting the second Module of Transparency and Accountability in Extractive Industries (TRACE). Trace is a capacity strengthening programme for civil society organsiations, Journalists and workers' Union from resource rich countries in the global South and is run by PWYP Norway.
Venue: Grand Imperial Hotel Kampala
Global Rights Alert will b launching a report "Our Land Our Bank". The report highlights issues faced by the women of Kabaale and also proposes recommendations on what government needs to do to address the underlying issues.
Global Rights Alert will conduct a meeting with residents from Hoima district who have not signed for their compensation for their land to help them understand their rights and find out what options they prefer .