EHAHRDP and Pan African Human Rights Defenders Network staff pay a courtesy visit to His Excellency Jean Bosco Barege Ambassador Extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Burundi to Uganda. The visit is held prior to Claiming Space Tactical Tools for Human Rights Defenders scheduled to be held in Bujumbura, Burundi in December 2014.
Background The East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project (EHAHRDP) is the secretariat to a network of more than 75 member organizations drawn from eleven countries in the sub-region (that is, Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia (and Somaliland), South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda). The project was designed to strengthen the […]
Somaliland National Human Rights Commissioners visit Kampala, Uganda for a week long study tour from 13th-17th October, 2014.
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The recently concluded 27th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, which I attended on behalf of EHAHRDP, saw some encouraging global developments, including the passage of two important Resolutions on the protection of civil society space, and on sexual orientation and gender identity.