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CONSULTANCY TO DEVELOP AN ISSUES PAPER ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN NORTHERN UGANDA

With funding support from Austrian Development Agency (ADA), The Human Rights Centre Uganda (HRCU), Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC), and African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV) are together implementing a two-year project (running from 1st October 2023 to 30th September 2025) titled “Reduction of cases of human rights violations and abuses in selected districts in Northern Uganda.” These districts are Lira (Lango sub region), Pader (Acholi sub region), Moroto (Karamoja sub region) and Kampala (central region as the coordinating district).

The overall goal of this current project is reduction in cases of human rights violations and abuses in selected districts in Northern Uganda. The overall project objective is to enhance human rights awareness for improved access to justice in Northern Uganda.

As HRCU and its implementing partners continue to implement the project interventions among which include organising and conducting district public dialogues in project districts, HRCU shall compile and produce bi-annual issues papers resulting from discussions during the said district public dialogues and later inform round table meetings with justice, law and order sector actors.

The main objective of the consultancy is to compile, develop and produce one issues paper that shall be used during the discussions at the round table discussion with justice actors.

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CONSULTANCY TO TRACK IMPACT OF RADIO TALK SHOWS UNDER THE PROJECT TITLED “REDUCTION OF CASES OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AND ABUSES IN SELECTED DISTRICTS OF NORTHERN UGANDA”

The consultant will be required to assess the fifteen (15) radio talk shows and radio spot messages that will be conducted and run in Lira, Pader, Moroto and Kampala on a semi-annual basis with in the two years of the project timeframe. The programmes will be conducted on the radio stations which include Voice of Lango Fm in Lira, Rapa fm in Pader, Ateker Fm in Moroto and, Radio One Fm 90 in Kampala. These will be held to discuss the roles of rights holders and duties of the duty bearers under the Prevention and Prohibition of Torture Act (PPTA), Human Rights Enforcement Act and issues of public order management.

The exercise further will focus at the relevancy of the spot messages to the targeted audience. The spot messages will discuss human rights standards making a distinction between rights that can be limited and those that cannot be limited will be developed in addition to human rights standards and human rights-based principles to be observed in enforcement of laws. The exercise will be based on collected evidence from project records such as spot message logs, radio talk show recordings, reports, interaction with HRCU project staff and interviews with stakeholders and beneficiaries.

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CONSULTANCY TO EXTRACT AND PRODUCE SIMPLIFIED CHARTS OF NGO REGISTRATION PROCESSES, DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AND STATUTORY FEES

The consultant will be required to study and analyse the NGO Regulatory Framework materials including the NGO Act, NGO Policy, NGO Regulations and NGO registration processes, documents required and statutory fees to be paid in order to extract the relevant information and produce simplified charts.

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CONSULTANCY TO CONDUCT A BASELINE SURVEY FOR THE PROJECT TITLED “REDUCTION OF CASES OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AND ABUSES IN SELECTED DISTRICTS OF NORTHERN UGANDA

The overall goal of the project is reduction in cases of human rights violations and abuses in selected districts in Northern Uganda. The overall project objective is to enhance human rights awareness for improved access to justice in Northern Uganda.

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CONSULTANCY TO UNDERTAKE RESEARCH AND PRODUCE A HANDBOOK DETAILING COMMON CASES INVOLVING YOUTH, THEIR CAUSES, HOW THEY CAN BE AVOIDED

HRCU seeks for a consultant to undertake research and produce a booklet detailing common cases involving youth, their causes, how they can be avoided and a human rights-based approach to extending support to victims and perpetrators. This booklet will be produced and distributed to youth HRDs, justice actors, duty bearers and other beneficiaries.

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CONSULTANCY TO CONDUCT AN END OF PROJECT EVALUATION FOR THE PROJECT TITLED “ENHANCING A SUSTAINABLE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NATIONAL BUREAU FOR NGOS AND THE CIVIL SOCIETY SECTOR IN UGANDA THROUGH DIALOGUE.”

The purpose of the evaluation is to assess the overall project performance, and to provide feedback for new strategic directions or implementation designs, and delivery. The evaluation will assess what has worked, what did not work and why, key lessons learned and what should be emphasized or adjusted, in the prospective related project(s).

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