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Featured Event

 

National Child Rights Convention

Towards a Uganda Fit for Children: Increasing Investment in and Accountability for Children’s Welfare.

June 10-12, 2014

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Welcome to UCRNN

Uganda Child Rights NGO Network (UCRNN) is a coalition of child-focused organizations comprising of community based, national and international non-governmental organizations advocating for the rights of children in Uganda.

Vision:

The vision of UCRNN is “A society where all children’s rights are realised”

Mission:

“UCRNN exists to undertake collective action for promotion and protection of children’s rights in Uganda”

Principles and core values

  • Child participation
  • Non-discrimination
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Fairness

To achieve this goal, UCRNN will pursue the following strategic objectives in 2014 - 2018:

Goal:

UCRNN strives to broaden and deepen the Child Rights Agenda in Uganda by collaborating and contributing to the effective role of 106 member organizations by 2018.

Strategic Focus:

  • To achieve the above vision, three (3) specific strategic objectives were set. These include:
  • To collectively advocate for the implementation of the rights and responsibilities of children.
  • To collectively monitor the implementation of and promote understanding of child rights at all levels in Uganda.
  • To strengthen the institutional capacity of the Network to fulfill its mandate

The above objectives were planned to be realized through interventions in three (3) programme areas that are aligned to each of the objectives. These included;

  • Collective advocacy
  • Monitoring and promoting child rights instruments
  • Institutional development

In September 2005 with support from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, the first ever Toll free Child Helpline Service in Uganda was initiated by Uganda Child Rights NGO Network and two of her member organizations; ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter and Action for Children (AFC). 

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