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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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Enhance youth mentorship in leadership development: Experts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy-NIMD has asked the government to amend the Political Parties and Organisations Act to provide for the establishment of mentorship programs for youth in the different political parties. Presenting results of a study on the challenges facing youth and women …

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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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Ugandans urged to denounce violence during elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The country manager of the Netherlands Institute for Multi-Party Democracy-NIMD, Frank Rusa has warned that the ugly scenes the country witnessed last week as riots broke out in some parts of the country could very well be repeated if no tangible intervention is done to …

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FDC to take over IPOD leadership Wednesday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party will take over the leadership of the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue- IPOD on Wednesday this week. IPOD is a platform that brings together parties with representation in parliament including the National Resistance Movement (NRM), Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), …

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