Fred Drapari

Assessing The Levels of Risk to Which Human Rights NGOs Were Exposed to After Adoption Of Technology Tools For Business Continuity

Watch the Assesment Video Report A week after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID 19 a global pandemic, Uganda registered its first case. A month later, the disease was widespread across the country, prompting the operationalization of WHOrecommended and Government-imposed emergency measures to contain the spread of the virus. These included partial and eventually …

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Digital Security Risks Human Rights NGOs were Exposed to during COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdowns

A week after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID 19 a global pandemic, Uganda registered its first case. A month later, the disease was widespread across the country, prompting the operationalization of WHO-recommended and Government-imposed emergency measures to contain the spread of the virus. These included partial and eventually total lockdowns, a ban on …

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Digital Security Conference (DigiSecCon21)

Defenders Protection Initiative will bring together actors from civil society, the private sector, business leaders, government, academicians, technologists, activists, journalists and subject matter experts to tackle pressing issues at the intersection of human rights, technology and security.The Digital Security Conference is a premium convening for stakeholders from technological, business and civic arenas to discuss the …

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Digital Security Conference #DigiSecCon21

Defenders Protection Initiative will bring together actors from civil society, the private sector, business leaders, government, academicians, technologists, activists, journalists and subject matter experts to tackle pressing issues at the intersection of human rights, technology and security.

Policy Brief on AML/CTF Laws: An Examination of their Impact on Civic Space in Uganda

By virtue of it being a member state, Uganda is enjoined to follow the UN counter terrorism recommendations including the adoption of relevant AML and CTF legislations. Similarly, although Uganda is not a member of FATF, it is obliged to follow its recommendations as a matter of international comity. Besides, Uganda and East Africa as …

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AML/CFT Virtual National Dialogue & Report Launch

Since 2016, Defenders Protection Initiative has enhanced its focus towards mitigating the unintended consequences orchestrated by Financial Action Task Force (FATF) inspired laws/ regulations on the activities of legitimate charities in Uganda. During this period, DPI has been able to broaden her AML/CFT capacity building initiatives in 8 regions of Uganda, conducted research and strategic …

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What is labour exploitation?

Within the field of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery prevention, labour exploitation refers to situations where people are coerced to work for little or no remuneration, often under threat of punishment. There are a number of means through which a person can be coerced, including: