Human Rights & Environmental Justice

Ngetha Media Association for Peace strives for a healthy society empowered to live a prosperous life with total ability to provide a collective voice and power for self realization with a clear view of respect for humanity and environment .

About usWhat we do

PROTECTING AND DEFENDING HUMAN RIGHTS

Our Human Rights Program focuses on Supporting Human Rights Defenders with technical skills and knowledge in digital and physical security using media to increase public awareness of human rights issues

ADVOCATING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

Our Environment Program focuses on biodiversity conservation in the Albertine region, using media to increase public awareness of environmental issues as well as species re-generation

WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY AGENDA

We support women and indigenous initiatives of peace and conflict resolution; and advocate for protection of and respect of human rights of women and girls, particularly as they relate to the constitution, the Electoral systems and the judiciary. Preventing and addressing conflicts related sexual violence as a priority for peace.

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RAISING AWARENESS

We reach out to people and communities through radio, media campaigns, social media platforms and face to face, addressing relevant issues and providing essential information.

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LEARNING TOGETHER

We organize and host learning opportunities where we can all exchange our experience and knowledge and become more resilient together.

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COMMUNITY ACTION

Listening, discussing, analyzing situations and  making decisions in community is essential in social transformation and justice.

Ngetha in DR Congo

Human rights defenders in the Democratic Republic of Congo are at risk of killings, threats, intimidation and judicial harassment. The risks are especially common for Women Human Rights Defenders and those working on land and environmental rights who are often seen as a threat to economic interests.

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Watetezi.org

Tracking human rights violations in Albertine Region

Ngetha is developing together with watetezi.org an online reporting platform to report human rights violation, election violence incidents, and environmental crimes.

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Uganda elections approach amid hostile environment for media

By Murithi Mutiga/CPJ East Africa Correspondent on February 16, 2016 8:53 AM EST Source: https://cpj.org/2016/02/uganda-elections-approach-amid-hostile-environment/ Robert Agenonga, 23, and a few other youth activists set up in 2011 the Lake Albert Youth Cabinet Media...

Finnish newspaper VOIMA talks about NGETHA

Source: https://voima.fi/artikkeli/2020/ihmisoikeus-ja-ymparistoaktivisti-agenonga-robert-kaipaan-rajat-ylittavaa-aktivismia/?cn-reloaded=1 Human rights and environmental activist Agenonga Robert: "I miss cross-border activism" Ugandan Agenonga Robert had not turned...

“Human Rights Defenders often protect others whilst neglecting themselves. When a defender protects his/her life, he/she can even protect others better”

In 2019, Ngetha Media Association for Peace had an opportunity to convene  Legal Compliance and Safety Awareness for Human Rights Defenders in the Northern and Mid Albertine region. The event was jointly organized by NMAP and Chapter Four Uganda in Pakwach town...

“Human Rights Defenders are not oppositions, they are named so when they speak truth”: Reflections from the multi stakeholders dialogue on HRD’s safety and protection –Nebbi 2019

The regional multi-stakeholders dialogue on human rights defenders safety and protection 2019 was organized in Nebbi, west Nile, by Ngetha Media Association for Peace and Nebbi district NGO’s Forum, on June 6, 2019. Professor Dr. Kakungulu Mayambala of Makerere...

Defending Environmental Human rights defenders in Uganda: Reflections from 2019

In 2019 Ngetha Media Association for Peace in partnership with our three on ground Environmentalists and human rights organizations Navigators of Development Association (NAVODA), Nebbi District NGO’s forum and Friends of Zoka Forest (FOZ) undertook a comprehensive...

Uganda elections approach amid hostile environment for media

By Murithi Mutiga/CPJ East Africa Correspondent on February 16, 2016 8:53 AM EST Source: https://cpj.org/2016/02/uganda-elections-approach-amid-hostile-environment/ Robert Agenonga, 23, and a few other youth activists set up in 2011 the Lake Albert Youth Cabinet Media...

Finnish newspaper VOIMA talks about NGETHA

Source: https://voima.fi/artikkeli/2020/ihmisoikeus-ja-ymparistoaktivisti-agenonga-robert-kaipaan-rajat-ylittavaa-aktivismia/?cn-reloaded=1 Human rights and environmental activist Agenonga Robert: "I miss cross-border activism" Ugandan Agenonga Robert had not turned...

“Human Rights Defenders often protect others whilst neglecting themselves. When a defender protects his/her life, he/she can even protect others better”

In 2019, Ngetha Media Association for Peace had an opportunity to convene  Legal Compliance and Safety Awareness for Human Rights Defenders in the Northern and Mid Albertine region. The event was jointly organized by NMAP and Chapter Four Uganda in Pakwach town...

“Human Rights Defenders are not oppositions, they are named so when they speak truth”: Reflections from the multi stakeholders dialogue on HRD’s safety and protection –Nebbi 2019

The regional multi-stakeholders dialogue on human rights defenders safety and protection 2019 was organized in Nebbi, west Nile, by Ngetha Media Association for Peace and Nebbi district NGO’s Forum, on June 6, 2019. Professor Dr. Kakungulu Mayambala of Makerere...

Defending Environmental Human rights defenders in Uganda: Reflections from 2019

In 2019 Ngetha Media Association for Peace in partnership with our three on ground Environmentalists and human rights organizations Navigators of Development Association (NAVODA), Nebbi District NGO’s forum and Friends of Zoka Forest (FOZ) undertook a comprehensive...

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COLLABORATORS

Ngetha Media Association for Peace-NMAP would like to thank it’s partners, collaborators and several individuals for their continuous support to the organization’s activities.

Open Briefing

http://openbriefing.org/

Kwataniza Women Farmers

 https://www.kwatanizawomen.org/ 

 

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