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A prosperous Uganda with sustainable, equitable development and a high quality of life of the people.

  • UDN, CIGI organise high level Conference on African Perspectives on Sovereign Debt Restructuring
    UDN, CIGI organise high level Conference on African Perspectives on Sovereign Debt Restructuring

    The Vice President of the Republic of Uganda, Hon. Edward Ssekandi (front row, centre) with UDN Chairman, Prof. Ezra Suruma (right) and other conference participants after the VP officially opened the 2-day meeting, 7th August 2014.

  • UDN launches Community Radio Programme in Bunyoro Sub-Region
    UDN launches Community Radio Programme in Bunyoro Sub-Region

    UDN Executive Director, Mr. Patrick Tumwebaze (left) speaks about UDN work in the Bunyoro Broadcasting Station studios during the launch of the new community radio talkshow in Masindi, July 2014.

  • UDN and CSBAG lobby Parliamentary Budget Office on 2014/15 Budget proposals
    UDN and CSBAG lobby Parliamentary Budget Office on 2014/15 Budget proposals

    The Director of the Budget Office (Ministry of Finance), Mr. Kenneth Mugambe (6th right) hosted a team from the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) on May 16th, 2014.

  • Kayunga Communities monitor Government Programmes
    Kayunga Communities monitor Government Programmes

    After receiving training in the Community Based Monitoring and Evaluation System (CBMES), a community monitor from Kayunga District presents a monitoring report to district officials during the District Dialogue organised by UDN, July 2014.

  • Ethics Minister launches UDN's anti-corruption mural
    Ethics Minister launches UDN's anti-corruption mural

    Uganda's State Minister for Ethics and Intergity, Hon. Fr. Simon Lokodo delivers his speech after launching UDN's Anti-Corruption Mural at Kigumba, Kiryandongo District, March 2014.

  • One face of the Kigumba Anti-Corruption mural
    One face of the Kigumba Anti-Corruption mural

    One face of the Kigumba Anti-Corruption mural shortly after it was unveiled on 6th March, 2014 UDN has also erected two other murals at Kayabwe Equator point, Mpigi (2012) and Busitema, Busia (2013)

  • Community monitors receive Social Accountability training
    Community monitors receive Social Accountability training

    UDN staff conduct a Community Based Monitoring and Evaluation System (CBMES) Training for CBOs in Mityana District, March 2014. Similar trainings were conducted in Nebbi, Kayunga and Masindi.

  • The Anti-Corruption Mural at Busitema Kampala-Busia-Tororo Highway
    The Anti-Corruption Mural at Busitema Kampala-Busia-Tororo Highway
  • DGF team conducts monitoring visit in Western Uganda
    DGF team conducts monitoring visit in Western Uganda

    Mr. Lars Christensen, the Head of Programme at the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), interacts with UDN community monitors during a joint monitoring visit in Bushenyi, held from 1st to 4th August, 2014.

  • UDN Community Monitors' action bears fruit in Rubirizi District
    UDN Community Monitors' action bears fruit in Rubirizi District

    Construction of these illegal lock-ups by councilors on a road reserve on government land was halted following UDN Community Monitors' intervention.

  • UDN holds 2013 Annual General Meeting
    UDN holds 2013 Annual General Meeting

    Some of the guests that attended the UDN 2013 Annual General Meeting that was convened at Fairway Hotel in Kampala on Friday, 26th September 2014.

  • Prof. Ezra Suruma presents paper at IMF/World Bank Meet on Sovereign Debt
    Prof. Ezra Suruma presents paper at IMF/World Bank Meet on Sovereign Debt

    UDN Board Chair Prof. Ezra Suruma (extreme right) joins other discussants after making a presentation on African Perspectives on Sovereign Debt Restructuring at the IMF/World Bank meet in Washington DC, USA on 11th October 2014.

  • UDN hosts joint CSO Press Conference to mark Anti-Corruption Week 2014
    UDN hosts joint CSO Press Conference to mark Anti-Corruption Week 2014

    Julius Kapwepwe reads the CSO Press Statement during the joint CSO Press Conference organised by UDN, Transparency International (Uganda) and Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) to mark the 2014 Anti Corruption Week on 30th November, 2014.

Welcome to UDN

Uganda Debt Network (UDN) was formed in 1996 as an ad hoc coalition of organizations and individuals to campaign for debt relief for Uganda under the Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative of The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

In 1998, UDN was registered as a non-governmental organization (NGO) under the NGO Registration Statute and started operating. In 1999, UDN was incorporated as Limited Liability Company with no shareholding under Company Law 1964. In according with the provisions of the Non-Governmental Organisations Registration Act, UDN was registered with the NGO Board in November 2011. Read More..

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