Human Rights Network-Uganda

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What’s New
Pre-session in Geneva
Participation in the pre-session in Geneva (September -October 2016) 


 

 

 

 

HURINET-U Annual General Meeting 2016
The 22nd HURINET-U AGM 2016 scheduled for 15th July 2016 from 8:00am at the secretariat (Near Ministers village Ntinda), Kampala

 


 

Issues Report
Drafting of an issues report (October-November 2016)

 

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Popularization of the National Housing policy

HURINET-U in Partnership with Water Aid Uganda & the Ministry of Lands, Housing & Urban Development Popularised the Simplified Version of National Housing Policy.

The National Housing Policy is primarily based on the right to adequate housing which is a human right that every Ugandan is entitled to. The realization of the right to housing contributes to the economic, social and cultural rights that can be traced in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948; the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966; the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (1986); and in the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community, 1999 at the regional Level, all of which, Uganda is a signatory.

The housing sector has in the past faced challenges some of which include: lack of specific and clear Policy, legal and institutional framework on housing development. Read more