Center for Public Interest Law

Center for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) is aimed at ensuring every person has equal access to social, economic and political opportunities without discrimination on the basis of their ethnicity, social standing, religion, political opinion, or membership of a political party or organization.

Programmes

land rights

LAND RIGHTS

This project is based in Acholi Land which is found in the northern part of Uganda and aimed at corporatizing the clan to enable them protect their land.

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judiciary

JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE

This project implements a score card aimed at appraising the performance of the judiciary in the delivery of justice. The score card was launched this year.

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media freedom

MEDIA FREEDOMS

This project is aimed at achieving a free press and an independent and responsible media in Uganda. The media shapes and directs the minds of citizens of any nation.

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LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY

Making the law Work for the public by carrying out research, consultations and inquiry through dialogue

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Youth-Programme

YOUTH AND THE LAW

Empowering and inspiring youth to be leaders and advocates for the rule of law.

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rights

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Promoting and increasing public awareness of basic rights provided to everyone under the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda

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Updates

Call for applications for the CEPIL Rule of Law Champions Initiative (ROLCI) 2021
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Testing the Application of the Human Rights Enforcement Act 2020 – Info Pack
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OPPORTUNITIES

Know the Law, Know Your Rights

Article 107 Part B: Removal of the President on Grounds of Physical or Mental Incapacity

Article 107(7-14) provides the procedure for the removal of the President on grounds of mental or physical incapacity. This is commenced by a notice lodged with the Speaker. The notice should be signed by one-third of all the members of Parliament and it should disclose that they intend to move...

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