Briefing Notes and Special Reports

Aside from working papers and seminars the RLP produces a range of publications for multiple purposes. The research is targeted at a range of audiences (eg academia, government officials or the public) and aims to produce information quickly on time-sensitive issues. These result in special reports compiled either through individual consultancies or for external publications, including briefing notes that represent immediate but preliminary observations from the field, letters sent to the national newspapers or advocacy briefs that attempt to bring attention to specific thematic areas.

Surviving Torture and Fighting Stigma Workshop

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
On 14 June 2019, Refugee Law Project published a video titled “Aimé Moninga: My Journey To Overcoming Effect Of Sexualised Torture”. This video reflects the journey of Aimé Moninga (President of Men of Hope Refugee Association in Uganda) and touches on the day-to-day challenges that male survivors of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence (CRSV) as well as the struggle to break the silences that surround the same.

Perspectives of Urban Refugee Children on Humanitarian Actions in Kampala

Ahead of the commemoration of the Day of the African Child (16 June 2019) under the theme ‘Humanitarian Action in Africa: Children’s Rights First’, and as a leading Centre for Justice and Forced Migrants, Refugee Law Project (RLP) in consultation with leaders of refugee-led community support groups, organised a roundtable discussion on the theme of the day to explore how humanitarian workers can strengthen and promote the protection of rights of refugee children. The 2019 Day of the African Child (DAC) coincided with Sunday – a weekend in Uganda. The urban refugee children and their caretakers braved a cold and drizzly Saturday morning to participate in a roundtable dialogue on children’s rights and protection in humanitarian settings.

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National Coordination Mechanism on Migration Training on Migration, Environment and Climate Change Nexus 10-14 June 2019

The NCM is a government-led initiative aimed at implementing the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) objectives by strengthening a whole government approach through strategic partnerships for better migration management. Its membership includes policy makers and technocrats at government level, academicians and Civil Society Organisations. RLP has been a member of the NCM since 2015.

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Modeling best practice on Conflict Related Sexual Violence

Powerpoint presentation delivered by Onen David (Programme Manager - Gender & Sexuality) at the training of Religious Leaders on International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

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RLP’s model of addressing conflict-related sexual violence

Speech delivered by David Onen (Programme Manager - Gender & Sexuality) at the training of religious leaders on International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict 

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Orientation of Members of Parliament on Transitional Justice

On the 7th March 2017, Refugee Law Project, School of Law, Makerere University in collaboration with the Greater North Parliamentary Forum (GNPF) held an orientation seminar for Members of Parliament representing the greater North region of Uganda (Acholi, Bugisu, Bukedi, Bunyoro, Karamoja, Lango, Sebei, Teso and, West Nile sub regions).

This briefing note highlights key issues that emerged from the meeting.

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