Radio Talk show on the impacts of internet and information Communication Technology in promoting community development and human rights

August 2, 2019

In order to sensitise community on the role of ICT and internet Technology in promotion of human rights and community development, Ngetha Media Association for Peace conducted three hours radio talk show to highlight opportunity and challenges that come as a result of the use ICT and Internet in promoting development and defense of human rights at the community level

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Safety and Security Trainings for at risk Environmental Defenders in Adjumani District

May 2, 2019

Between 2nd-4th, May 2019, Ngetha Media Association for Peace conducted three days of digital security training for at-risk Environmental Defenders in Adjumani district. The training was hosted by Friends of Zoka Fores (FOZ), a local environmentalists Group fighting against environmental abuse in the Northern Albertine region in the district of Adjumani, Amuru, and Moyo respectively. At least 15 members of...

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Northern Uganda Peace and Development Conference 2017: Assessing the past and re-inventing the future

November 23, 2017

In November 2017, Ngetha Media Association for Peace in partnership with Milestone African Institute and the Utopia Foundation organized a two day Northern Uganda Peace and Development Conference under the theme; “post-conflict recovery in northern Uganda, assessing the past and reinventing the future” with the Objective of assessing the extent to which post-conflict recovery has contributed to development in Northern...

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Training on security management for Environmental Human Rights Defenders and land rights activists in Buliisa district

May 25, 2019

This training took place from 25-27, May  2019 in Biiso at Biiso guests House. The training was attended by 15 Environmental Human Rights Defenders and land rights activists. The aim of the training was to provide Environmental Human rights defenders and land rights activists in Buliisa district with digital and physical security capacity in order for them to be able...

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NGO’s workshop on legal compliance and safety awareness training

July 24, 2019

Civic space in Uganda, like in many other parts of the world, continues to close as governments adopt outright repressive laws and practices and insidious approaches designed to make it difficult for groups to exercise their association freedoms. For example, offices of five organizations were raided and searched by the Uganda police in 2017. Various properties were confiscated and their...

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Public film screenings in Ngwedu,Buliisa district

August 17, 2019

The real Avatar, a film about the struggles of indigenous communities against corporate abuse and exploitation is being screened publicly among thousands of communities in the Albertine region of Uganda whose lands are at great risk of being grabbed and polluted by multinational companies and private individuals as well as the government interested in the Oil and gas production ....

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Land,human rights and territorial protection awareness campaign combined with film screenings were held in Karongo village in Budongo Forest, Masindi district

August 10, 2019

Human rights education, land rights, and territorial protection awareness campaign were held in Karongo village in Budongo forest, Masindi district. The films 'Real Avatar", 'Territories of Life' was screened. The communities in Karongo-Budongo Forest are directly taking direct action to resist the actions of park rangers/forests guards who are preventing the indigenous community from accessing forests resources yet themselves, they...

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Ngetha Media Association for Peace implemented and designed self-protection and digital security plans for at-risk Human Rights Defenders in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

December 6, 2018

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, human rights defenders, civil society organizations,  journalists, and pro-democracy youth groups who denounce atrocities being committed by the police, military and armed groups fighting throughout the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are at great danger of being incarcerated. Police continued to prevent activists from holding public events and threatened bloggers, youth activists, and civil...

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Digital security Training for Human rights defenders in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo

December 13, 2018

The training was part of Ngetha Media Association for Peace ongoing project that aims at contributing to the enhancement of the respect for human rights and media freedom in the Democratic Republic of Congo by promoting digital safety of human rights Defenders, media practitioners, and civil society organizations and institutions as well as election observers. Supported by Radio Free Asia/Open...

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Digital Security training for Environmental Activists in Hoima

April 18, 2019

More than three people were murdered each week in 2018, with countless more criminalized, for defending their land and environment according to the Global Witness report. The situation is not different from that of the Albertine region of Uganda where Environmental activists and defenders of land rights campaigning against the destruction of their environment, land and more so a violation...

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Ngetha Media Association for Peace and the Tor Project conducted Usability security Tool feedback for the Tor browser

June 8, 2019

On June 8, 2019, Ngetha Media Association for Peace hosted the Tor Project teams for the second time in the Albertine region of Uganda to conduct usability training and Tool feedback collection. The training also included a discussion with Ngetha Media Association for Peace partners on issues related to security and different tools for the protection of activists. It was...

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Free, Prior and Informed Consent concept and it’s standards as a strategy to protect lands and conserve the environment from degradation caused by corporations within indigenous territories.

September 15, 2019

Many indigenous communities in less-industrialized countries are facing new or existing development projects while rarely have either the technical tools or information to effectively address potential impacts on human health and the environment and in many circumstances, responsible agencies are unwilling to provide the needed expertise to address their concerns. On September, 15, Ngetha Media Association for Peace held engagements with...

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Ngetha Media Association for Peace engaged indigenous communities living in and around Budongo forest reserve about their rights to protect and defend their lands and environment against destruction by large scale agribusiness

September 16, 2019

Article 42 of the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous peoples states that Indigenous Peoples have the right to give or withhold their free, prior and informed consent to actions that affect their lands, territories, and natural resources. In most cases, however, many indigenous communities around the world face a lot of injustices and abuses of their rights to land, environment...

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