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Curbing Domestic Violence A Model for Culturally Sensitive Counseling in Central Uganda First Edition Feb 2014
Over the past three decades, Uganda has made tremendous efforts towards promoting human rights with emphasis on the rights of children and women. As a signatory to various international instruments, including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Beijing Platform of Action, Uganda also subscribes fully to the third MDG of promoting gender equality and empowering women.
The National Commissions for UNESCO of the five East African Countries, namely, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda at their training workshop held in November 2008 in Kigali agreed to collaborate in a joint Capacity Building Program (CBP) towards the attainment of enhanced visibility, effectiveness and efficiency. To this effect a three year CBP was developed. This is a report of the first training on Strategic Planning and Proposal Writing held under this collaboration, hosted by Uganda National Commission funded by UNESCO with support of the German National Commission and UNESCO
This situation analysis was commissioned by the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO in Uganda (UNATCOM) in 2011 to establish the current status of HR and life skills education on in primary and post primary education on institutions in Uganda. The study focused on policies and policy implementation, training of teachers and education on personnel, curriculum and education materials and the learning environment for HRE in Uganda as provided for in the Plan of Action for the First Phase of the WPHRE.
"Shoes of Hope" is an interactive shoes donation project started by Art Miles Mural Project (AMMP). The AMMP is a non – profit organization recognized by UNESCO as an International program supporting "The Decade for the Culture and Peace".
"Shoes of Hope" is designed to deliver messages of hope through shoes painted with beautiful drawings and messages of peace, love and hope to youths in need all around the world.
There has been a rapid proliferation of both the print and electronic media in Uganda in the recent years. As at February 2012, Uganda Communications Commission had 255 registered radio stations. Radio has a larger outreach as a medium of communication and a greater potential to provide continuous, independent and accurate flow of information.
The World Science Day celebrations were held at College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University on Monday, 10th November 2014. The theme for the day was, ¡®Promoting Quality Science Education: ensuring a sustainable future for all¡¯. The theme is determined by UNESCO General Assembly every year. The event organisers were; College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS) with support from the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO (UNATCOM).
E4impact is an initiative launched by ALTIS, the Graduate School Business and Society of the Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan, Italy. E4impact¡¯s vision is to ¡°Forge fast growing countries¡¯ sustainable development through Impact Entrepreneurship¡±.
MOST-Management of Social Transformation is UNESCO¡¯s only intergovernmental social science programme launched in 1994 to work with governments, social and human science communities and civil societies to organise and promote research networks..
Uganda is more than a country, it Is the Pearl of Africa-- as fondly described by Sir Winston Churchill, and the former British Prime Minister who was enthused by what he found in the East African country. In 1908, Mr. Churchill penned a book entitled My African Journey, about his trip to Uganda in 1907, saying, For magnificence, for variety of form and color for profusion of brilliant life - bird, insect, reptile, and beast - for vast scale - Uganda is truly the Pearl of Africa. Since then, many a people and institutions have labelled Uganda as one of the nations with the most breathtaking features.
ECO-SYSTEM APPROACHES AND ALTERNATIVE GREEN ENTERPRISES FOR PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE IN THE BIOSPHERE RESERVES IN UGANDA
The UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme is more than 40 years old and has since its inception focused on the interface of human activity and the rest of the biosphere especially the relationship between humans and nature. The biosphere reserves are meant to demonstrate and promote site-specific examples of how humans live with nature in a sustainable way.
The elaboration of the Post-2015 Development Agenda has been a unique intergovernmental policy process informed by a comprehensive global consultation, reaching large numbers of individuals and policymakers, academics, experts, the private sector and interested citizens. The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) and many UN Country Teams around the world have guided this unprecedented effort, which has already influenced key reports that have contributed to the shaping of the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
Implementing the National Strategy on Human Rights Education in Uganda: Popular Version for Dissemination
The Constitution of Uganda (1995) as amended, recognises the importance of protection and realisation of human rights. Chapter Four of the Constitution constitutes Uganda¡¯s Bill of Rights. However, most Ugandans know very little about this document, let alone other international instruments on human rights. To address this knowledge gap, Uganda as party to the United Nations proclamation in 2004 of the World Programme for Human Rights Education (WPHRE) and the Plan of Action for the First Phase of the WPHRE (2005-2007) committed itself to promoting HRE.
This site, which is situated on the Kasubi Hill in the city of Kampala, houses the burial grounds of four former Kings of Buganda (kabakas) and other members of the Baganda royal family. Its traditional architecture using purely vegetable materials and its high spiritual and political importance to the Baganda people made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.