Oxfam in Uganda

This policy brief was compiled through a review of the Fair Tax Monitor Uganda from a Gender Perspective study conducted by Oxfam in Uganda in collaboration with Oxfam Novib, SOMO, FEMNET, SEATINI Uganda, Tax Justice Network Africa, and Tax Justice Alliance Uganda members. The brief presents...
The 16 days of activism is a global campaign that has made 30 years this year. We recognize the efforts that have been put into ending GBV and hope that one day, no woman or girl has to experience violence. Read More...
We are delighted to celebrate our partner SEATINI-Uganda, who received the Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General’s Strategic and Professional Body Award for FY 2020/21. This is a well-deserved award given the significant role SEATINI-Uganda has played in coordinating the Tax Justice...
In this newsletter, we see Oxfam take various initiatives on climate change, the EACOP, Disaster Risk management, safegaurding and peacebuilding. Read more for details.
On Sunday 11th April 2021, oil companies and the governments of Uganda and Tanzania signed three accords: a tariff and transportation agreement, shareholding agreement, and Host Government Agreement. The signing of these paves the way for the development of key oil infrastructure projects, such as...
This annual report is an opportunity to give an insight in our program which is hinged on three thematic areas which aim to promote women’s rights, good governance and accountability, resilient livelihoods as well as enhance preparedness, reduce vulnerability to disaster and ensure an effective...
In May 2020, over 10,000 people in Kasese district were displaced and lives were lost when the banks of Rivers Mobuku and Nyamwamba burst. Oxfam and local partner Foundation for Urban and Rural Advancement (FURA) were able to provide life-saving support to over 1,000 victims, even in hard-to-reach...
Oxfam Uganda, Oxfam Novib and Oxfam France investigated on the mega project led by the French energy giant TOTAL which will allow for the exploitation of 1.4 billion recoverable barrels of oil located on the shores of Lake Albert. This exclusive case study reveals the magnitude of Dutch investments...
Refugee from the DRC disembarks the UNHCR bus in Imvepi.
In May 2020, amidst the corona pandemic, Uganda reopened its borders for 3 days, to provide refuge to the asylum seekers fleeing the fresh fighting in DRC. They were temporarily settled in Zombo district, pending relocation to Imvepi refugee settlement. Between 6-8 August 2020, the Congolese Asylum...
Oxfam in Uganda convened women economic empowerment actors including Ministry of Gender, School of Women and Gender studies, the private sector, international NGOs, regional NGOs and national NGOs. The purpose of mapping of all WEE actors in Uganda is to enhance information sharing and learning.

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