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Report of Civil Society Private Sector Forum [CSPSF]

The challenge for government is to achieve economic growth and competitiveness, mindful of the overarching demand to reduce poverty,inequality and environmental degradation. To achieve this we need to create public spaces where public value is enhanced and democracy strengthened.Collaboration between the private sector and civil society is therefore vital.Whereas the private sector plays an important role in wealth generation and job creation and constitutes an engine of economic growth, there are both financial and social reasons why businesses

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Reporton the expert roundtable on Juvenile justice

The government of Uganda has made significant commitments at regional and international level including ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, which legally oblige the state to protect the rights of all children including those in conflict with the law. At the national level, there are laws, policies, standards and guidelines that form a broad framework regarding the administration of Juvenile Justice in Uganda. Despite the above developments, there are concerns that the laws and policies in place have not been translated into effective protection of children who are in conflict with the law.

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