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IPOD future uncertain as NUP, FDC refuse to join

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The refusal by the National Unity Platform-NUP and the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC to join the Interparty Organization for Dialogue-IPOD, has raised concerns about the future of the platform. In 2010, six political parties, the National Resistance Movement-NRM, Forum for Democratic Change-FDC, Democratic Party-DP, Uganda People’s …

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NUP diaspora activism threatens Dutch funding to IPOD

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Protests staged by the National Unity Platform-NUP party supporters in the diaspora are threatening the support the Dutch government extends to the Interparty Organization for Dialogue-IPOD. The National Resistance Movement-NRM party Secretary General and Chairperson of the IPOD Council of Secretaries, Richard Todwong revealed this in …

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IPOD moots for committee to follow up summit resolutions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Interparty Organization for Dialogue-IPOD has proposed to set up a committee to follow up on resolutions passed by the summit. The proposal is contained in a draft Memorandum of Understanding-MoU being drafted by the IPOD Secretariat and member political parties of the dialogue platform. Five …

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NIMD, politicians question the future of IPOD

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The future of the Inter Party Organization for Dialogue-IPOD is uncertain as its facilitators and member political parties accuse government of failing to implement resolutions. IPOD was formed through a three year Memorandum of Understating in 2017, with fourteen objectives including, fostering and facilitating peaceful …

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Opposition parties demand implementation of IPOD council resolutions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition political parties under the Inter-party Organization for Dialogue-IPOD have asked the government to implement resolutions that were passed by the IPOD summit. The call was made on Tuesday at Mestil Hotel in Kampala where IPOD member parties converged to welcome a new member-the People’s …

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NUP declines to join IPOD

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform Party-NUP has declined to join the Interparty Organization for Dialogue-IPOD. IPOD brings together parties with representation in Parliament to dialogue on issues affecting the country. In 2017, five political parties, the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM, Forum for Democratic Change-FDC, Democratic Party-DP, …

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IPOD council appeals to gov’t over DGF suspension

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter Party Organisation for Dialogue-IPOD has appealed to the government to lift the suspension of the Democratic Governance Facility-DGF, a consortium of donor for good governance programs in Uganda. President Yoweri Museveni wrote to the Ministry of Finance in February last year to halt …

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