On August 1, 2017, Members of the Guild Presidents’ Forum on Oil Governance (GPFOG), a youth-led association comprising of current and former Guild Presidents, Guild Ministers and all youth leaders in institutions of higher learning across Uganda, met in Kampala and deliberated on government plans articulated by its officials including Mr. David Mafabi, the Political Assistant in the President’s Office and MPs such as Ibrahim Abiriga, Simeo Nsubuga, James Kakooza and others to amend Article 102(b) of the 1995 Uganda Constitution to lift the presidential age limit. GPFOG statement on plan to amend article 102 of the constitution
The document outlines 26 reasons why amendments to Article 26 of the Uganda Constitution must be rejected. 26 reasons why amendments to Article 26 of Uganda Constitution must be rejected
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COSASE Report on the Shs 6B oil cash handshake
The report, submitted by the the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) to parliament, following the investigation of the Shs. 6B presidential handshake, was adopted by parliament.
Among others, COSASE recommended that the 42 recipients of the handshake return the monies received. In a joint CSO petition to parliament and through the news media among others, AFIEGO and her partners lobbied for this position.
Source: The Parliament of Uganda.
See more of COSASE's recommendations in the report: COSASE Report on the Shs 6B oil cash handshake
Open letter to the Minister of Water and Environment to table the National Environmental Management Bill before Parliament to protect the environment against the negative effects of oil development activities.
A petition to the Natural Resources Committee and MPs from the Albertine Graben to defend environmental and community rights amidst oil threats.