Cultural Institutions set Guidelines for Oil Companies

Cultural Institutions set Guidelines for Oil Companies

Over the past few years, traditional cultural institutions have called for their meaningful involvement in the oil and gas sector to enhance economic benefits and development for their respective communities and to protect the cultural resources located within the oil rich regions.
On 21st June, the three prime ministers from

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Report on ‘Women, Culture and Rights in Acholi’ launched

Report on ‘Women, Culture and Rights in Acholi’ launched

More than 80 representatives from cultural institutions, government, civil society, religious institutions, individual cultural activists, writers and the media gathered at Kakanyero Hotel in Gulu to witness the launch of an important research report on “Women, Culture and Rights in Acholi”.
Culture and traditions have often been perceived in Uganda

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Celebrating the preservation of historical properties in K’la

Celebrating the preservation of historical properties in K’la

Mengo Hospital and Ham Mukasa House, Kampala, Uganda – May 18, 2017 – International Museums Day

Representatives from government, civil society, religious institutions, individual cultural activists and well-wishers gathered at Mengo Hospital and at the Ham Mukasa ancestral home to recognize preservation efforts of the owners of these historical

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CCFU launches the Oral history project for the Lendu

CCFU launches the Oral history project for the Lendu

This project has been launched in Zombo in April 2017. In 2016, CCFU embarked on an Oral History Documentation project to support the preservation of the oral history of three indigenous minority groups. The Lendu community in Zombo was selected as one of the three partners on this project.
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We make our own musical instruments – Heritage club

We make our own musical instruments – Heritage club

April 17-18, 2017, CCFU conducted support visits to heritage clubs in Nebbi and Arua. The main objective was to ascertain the progress of activities as outlined in the heritage education toolkit, motivate young people in the clubs and publicise the 2017 heritage competition for youth.
This is part of the

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Archives – CCFU in the media

Heritage prize giving ceremony for the youth
The East African Dec. 18th, 2015
‘Managing Diversity – Uganda’s Experience’ A CCFU Publication
The Observer Dec. 7th, 2015
Tuhwere enganda ezinagirwe enyima
Orumuri, Monday  June 13th- 19th 2015
Minorities in Uganda find their voice
The East African, Monday  June 13th- 19th 2015

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Archives – Culture in the media

Bamba leaders accused of bias
Daily Monitor Dec. 31st, 2015
Ankole prince unveiled as demand for king resumes
Daily Monitor Dec. 31st, 2015
Acholi Kingdom gets new Prime Minister
Daily Monitor Dec. 29th, 2015
Heritage prize giving ceremony for the youth
The East African Dec. 18th, 2015
‘Managing

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National Coalition on Indigenous Minority Groups formed

National Coalition on Indigenous Minority Groups formed

 
In 2012, CCFU initiated a programme to enhance the cultural rights of indigenous minority groups (IMGs) and worked directly with the Ik, Benet and Bamba, Babwisi, Bavanoma. Three policy briefs highlighting the status of their cultural rights revealed common concerns in respect to identity and recognition; education and language;

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World Heritage Day 2017

What have you done to protect Uganda’s rich cultural heritage?
See our work towards protecting Kampala’s historical buildings and sites promoting heritage education for young people, cultural entrepreneurship, supporting community museums and advocacy for a conducive policy environment.
World Heritage Day is celebrated on 18 April every year. In spite

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Programme Partners

To implement our different programme activities successfully, the Foundation works with a number of local partners in different parts of the country and, occasionally, beyond.
Culture in Development Programme Partners

Plan international
ActionAid Uganda
Arcus Foundation
Cultural Institutions in Uganda

Heritage Education Programme and Community Museum

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