5th Annual National Conference on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Theme: Leaving No One Behind

Hashtag: #ESCRUg18

Save the date: 19th-20th September 2018

Venue: Makerere University Main Hall


The aim of the conference is to create awareness among the citizenry on the importance of the SDGs in the realisation of the country’s development goals.

Participant information and structure

Expected outcomes

The conference will set the agenda on the localizing SDgs in Uganda by raising awareness about their importance in the realization of Social and Economic rights. It will also further examine the capacity of the state in the implementation of the SDGs in terms of available policy, institutional framework and financial resources to finance education and health sectors and social protection programs that are key in addressing inequality and exclusion among the masses. The Conference will generate a report summarizing key debates and discussion, and a Resolution detailing key messages to policy makers resulting from the discussions at the Conference.