RIGHTS

|civil, political, social & economic rights|

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights

PEACE

|Conflict sensitivity & Early warnings |

Peace cannot be achieved through violence,it can only be attained through understanding

JUSTICE

|Juvenile & Transitional Justice|

Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity

DEVELOPMENT

|Youth education & Governance|

The main hope of a nation lies in the proper education and governance of its youth

Empowering Communities

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OUR Focus

RIGHTS

At AIU, we believe that all human being are born free and equal in dignity and rights.


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PEACE

In order for rights, justice and development policies to succeed, states need to enjoy conditions of durable peace.

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JUSTICE

Justice is a conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity.

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DEVELOPMENT

Effective governance based on the rule of law is an important pre-requisite for sustainable development.

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OUR Current Projects

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GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub 2019-2023

Amani Institute Uganda is a local research partner and a network member collaborating with Makerere University, School of Gender Studies under the Land, Livelihood and Rights to address key gaps in the understanding of the relationship of these rights to gendered power relations, assess impact of the state and donor policies and identify good practice.

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Reparations in South Sudan: Prospects and
Challenges. A study in collaboration with University of Queens, Belfast Dec
2018 – March 2019.

The study focuses on understanding the prospects of reparations in South Sudan under the R-ARCSS 2018 and potential challenges.

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Strategic Network for Justice, Conflict
and Development 2016-2018

The network brings 18 academics and practitioner experts, plus civil society project partners, from UK, USA, Uganda, Columbia, Sri-Lanka, Syria, and Lebanon with a desire to better understand the relationship between conflict, justice and development: see https://justiceanddevelopment.com/about/

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Art and Peace Project, 2017 -2022

The project seeks to collect and document cartoons depicting the pursuit of elusive peace in South Sudan. It capture cartoons and newspaper cutting in three Juba based newspapers i.e Juba Monitor, The Dawn Newspaper and Star Tribune. Check out some of the collection on Amani Uganda facebook page.

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Facilitating Financial Sustainability
(FFS), in collaboration with LINC, Washington DC 2018-2020

The FFS is conducting accessible, practitioner-oriented research on key systems and factors contributing to CSO sustainability focusing on Uganda, DRC, Mexico, Columbia, Philippines and Bosnia.

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Mental Insurgency in Post-Conflict
Northern Uganda: causes, impact and implication of the rampant suicide cases in Koro sub-county, Omoro
district

A Rapid Assessment Study conducted in collaboration with Koro Sub-County Local Government and partners CSOs October –November 2018. Amani is disseminating this report and developing policy responses.

PAST Initiatives

ACTION SPEAKS LOUDER

Our past accomplishment is a strong example of what we are capable of doing in the future

Alcohol Ordinance Campaign

One Thousand Tree Campaign

Amani Career fare

 Humanity United Visits

  • Gulu District Alcohol Ordinance Campaign 2015: Amani participated in the advocacy to enact a Gulu District Alcohol Ordinance to ban Sachet waragi adopted by Council.
  • One Thousand Tree Campaign 2015: Amani piloted an environmental conservation campaign with a group of young people in Koro Abili –collecting used sachets to plant tree seedlings for their income generation and rid environment of litters.
  • Amani Career Fare 2015: Amani held a series of career guidiance sessions in Paicho and Lakwana sub-counties
  • Humanity United Visits 2016: Amani successfully organised and coordinated the visit by a major donor Humanity Unity to Gulu to assess peace-building issues and actors for future support
  • Insight on Conflict Update 2016: Amani is the local peacebuilding experts for Insight on Conflict in Uganda providing content on Ugandan page and updating peace-building organisations in Uganda.
  • Research on Reparations in Uganda in collaboration with University of Queens, Belfast January –December 2018

OUR Latest Blog Post

Call For Applications : Amani Research Fellowship Programme

Amani Research Fellowship Programme - Inaugural Cohort November 2019 Gulu, Northern Uganda     Introduction Amani Institute Uganda, in collaboration with Advocates for Research in Development (ARiD), invites applications to its inaugural annual research fellowship...

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Study on Economic Opportunities in Omoro

Amani’s research team are currently conducting a baseline survey in the newly created Omoro District in Northern Uganda on current and future job creation and economic empowerment opportunity for youths, women, and elderly persons. [button...

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