Publications

South Sudanese advised to practice inter-tribal marriages

In South Sudan, cultural diversity is often identified as one of the main problems in the ongoing civil war. Yet, culture is also one of the most underestimated social tools in conflict resolution. Because of this, members of different South Sudanese groups came together in Kampala to talk about the positive role of cultural diversity in South Sudan and how to use it to make the freshly signed Khartoum Declaration work. more…

Event Reports | September 24, 2018

64th issue of Arise Magazine “The Refugee Crisis – a Women‘s Rights Issue“ officially launched.

On Friday, 31st of August, the new issue of Arise Magazine was officially launched during a networking reception, organized in partnership with Co-publisher Action for Development (ACFODE). In honor of the topic “The refugee Crisis, a Women’s Edition” representatives of the Office of the Prime Minister as well as ACFODE and different womens’ rights and refugee rights organizations were present to engage in a panel discussion. more…

Event Reports | September 6, 2018

The Next Generation of Policy Experts Learn Lobbying, Strategic Communication and Networking in Public Policy

Strategic communication, lobbying and networking are some of the fundamental elements in public policy research. Ideally, without these elements, a well-researched and well-written policy paper will remain meaningless if poorly communicated and to the wrong audience. Because of this, we dedicated our third Policy development seminar to this topic. more…

Event Reports | August 28, 2018

Making the newly signed South Sudanese peace agreement work

7th Aug 2018 marks an historical epoch in South Sudan’s history. Dozens, including warring factions both from government and opposition signed a peace agreement at the Friendship Hall in Khartoum with Presidents Museveni of Uganda and Omar Al Bashir of Sudan as guarantors. more…

Event Reports | August 27, 2018

REALITY CHECK #10

Powering Uganda’s Transformation

This 10th edition of the reality check examines the role of energy as a driver and shaper of economic transformation in Uganda. The quest for decent access to affordable energy presents a major development concern today. It would be unimaginable for a country to achieve inclusive growth and sustained peace without providing access to energy, especially to electricity for all. more…

August 24, 2018