Partners

JRP owes much of its success to the creation of partnerships with many diverse organizations. The following organizations are active partners of ours:

Royal Norwegian Embassy, Kampala Royal Norwegian Embassy, Kampala

http://www.norway.go.ug/

Diplomatic relations between Uganda and Norway were established in 1964. The objective of Norway’s development policy is to fight poverty and bring about social justice. In its budget for 2009, the Government achieved its target of allocating 1 percent of gross national income (GNI) to international development.

 Liu Institute for Global Issues (LIGI) Liu Institute for Global Issues (LIGI)

http://www.ligi.ubc.ca/

The Liu Institute for Global Issues is an organization devoted to research at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Named after Dr. Jieh Jow Liou, the Liu Institute conducts and facilitates research on global issues, mobilizing knowledge into solutions and policy.

 International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

http://ictj.org/

ICTJ is an international non-profit organization specializing in the field of transitional justice. ICTJ works to help societies in transition address legacies of massive human rights violations and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights.

 Gulu District NGO Forum (GDNF) Gulu District NGO Forum (GDNF)

The Gulu District NGO Forum is an umbrella organization representing the interests of civil society organizations operating in Gulu district of northern Uganda.  Its mission is to represent and build the capacities of civil society organizations through coordination, networking, lobbying, advocacy and training.

 Ker Kwaro Acholi (KKA) Ker Kwaro Acholi (KKA)

Ker Kwaro Acholi is the cultural institution of the Acholi people. It has its roots in the traditional political organization of the Acholi people as chiefdoms.  Since 2000, KKA has engaged in a number of different peacebuilding programmes, most of which have been directly linked to ending the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency and resettling Acholi people back in their villages.

 Refugee Law Project (RLP) Refugee Law Project (RLP)

http://www.refugeelawproject.org/

RLP seeks to ensure fundamental human rights for all asylum seeker, refugees and internally displaced persons within Uganda.

 Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)

http://www.ijr.org.za/

IJR is a South African-based non-profit organization that provides platforms for the promotion of social- and economic justice in African states that have emerged from protracted conflicts.

 Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS)

http://www.jlos.go.ug/

JLOS is a government reform process in Uganda across the sectors of justice and maintenance of law and order. It’s aimed at increasing communication, coordination and cooperation among stakeholders and includes a Transitional Justice Working Group.

 Northern Uganda Transitional Justice Working Group (NUTJWG) Northern Uganda Transitional Justice Working Group (NUTJWG)

http://www.nutjwg.org/

NUTJWG is a platform for coordination, advocacy, capacity-building and mobilization of civil society in fostering a participatory and all-inclusive approach to transitional justice in northern and northeastern Uganda.

 Kumi Network of Development Organizations (KUNEDO) Kumi Network of Development Organizations (KUNEDO)

KUNEDO is a member organization in Kumi district, northeastern Uganda that seeks to enhance civic participation and coordination of services in the district.

 Mega FM Mega FM

Mega FM is a radio station based in Gulu, northern Uganda that broadcasts music and entertaining and educational programming to the greater North.

 Battery Operated Systems for Community Outreach (BOSCO) Battery Operated Systems for Community Outreach (BOSCO)

http://boscouganda.com/

BOSCO Uganda was founded in 2007 to help bring information and communication technology (ICT), with a specific focus on Internet access, to Northern Uganda.

 ChildVoice International ChildVoice International

http://childvoiceintl.org/

CVI works to rehabilitate war-affected children and surrounding communities in northern Uganda

 The Resolve The Resolve

http://www.theresolve.org/

Resolve Uganda is the collective effort of American citizens concerned about the crisis in northern Uganda to bring the issue to the attention of policymakers in the US.