IAWRT – Uganda partners with Journalists’ Network

UgandaMOU signed

IAWRT Uganda chapter signs MOU with HRNJ-Uganda

The IAWRT Uganda Chapter and Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together on projects that promote the rights of  the country’s journalists.

The Chairperson IAWRT Uganda Chapter Ms. Sarah Nakibuuka Bakehena says that the partnership will strengthen both the institutions and ensure Gender Mainstreaming is a part of various programs aimed at providing capacity for journalists in Uganda.

The partnership gives IAWRT Uganda Chapter an opportunity to access office space and increase organizational systems capacity. The two organisations have agreed to promote each other’s activities.

Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-Uganda) was established in 2005, as “a network of human rights journalists in Uganda working towards enhancing the promotion, protection and respect of human rights through defending and building the capacities of journalists.”

The MOU was signed by the Uganda Chapter Vice Chairperson Ms. Eunice Kasirye and the HRNJ Uganda Coordinator Mr. Robert Ssempala (pictured)  witnessed By Ms. Joyce Bagala, the Chapter’s Secretary General.