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MPs in support of IPU human rights probe committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Kassiano Wadri has appealed to the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) to expeditiously investigate gross human rights violations in Uganda before the 2021 general elections take place. The Inter-Parliamentary Union Standing Committee on Human Rights for parliamentarians sponsored a resolution …

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Kadaga in move to boost relations with nile basin member states

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has allayed concerns raised by the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Egypt, Ali Abdel-Aal, on the use of the River Nile whose basin is situated on Lake Victoria in Uganda. Kadaga said this during a bilateral meeting …

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Kadaga roots for Parliaments role in protecting Rule of Law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speakers under the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) have expressed the need to have Parliaments across the world share in the responsibility of protecting the rule of law and human rights. According to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, the exclusion of Parliaments stand on the universal …

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Kadaga wants executive to respect parliament’s independence

Geneva, Switzerland | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has stressed the need for the Executive to respect the independence of Parliament, saying it is an inevitable balance required in strengthening democratic governance. Kadaga said issues relating to the independence of Parliament; its responsiveness in addressing service delivery needs of …

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Kadaga honored for defeating LGBT agenda at IPU meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have paid tribute to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, over what they termed as, “consistently upholding and protecting Uganda’s cultural values.” Legislators meeting at the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva from 14 to 18 October, 2018 voted to ban debate …

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THIS WEEK: LGBT Agenda banned at IPU meet

THIS WEEK: LGBT Agenda banned at IPU meet Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators meeting in Geneva have voted to ban debate on the subject of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) at the Inter Parliamentary Union ever again. The Ugandan delegation led by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga led the move …

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Ugandan MPs ask IPU to condemn Myanmar atrocities

St. Petersburg, Russia | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter-Parliamentary Union must condemn the reported human rights atrocities committed against mostly Muslims in Myanmar before similar occurrences happen in other countries, Ugandan legislator Latif Ssebaggala has said. Ssebaggala (Ind., Kawempe North), making a contribution during the ongoing 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) …

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Kadaga is new president of African Parliamentary group

  The Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has been elected President of the African Geopolitical Group at the ongoing Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) 135th Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. In her role as the leader of all African Parliaments that are members of IPU, she will coordinate pertinent and emergency …

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