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Press Statement on International Women’s Day 8 March 2022

Published: 8 Mar 2022

#BreakTheBias by giving equal value and recognition to women’s voice and spaces. The International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) is committed to equality and treating people fairly. We believe in non-discrimination and to levelling the playing field. We at IRRI, are cognisant of our duty to respond to intersectionalities within the communities we serve, ensuring cultural,…

Press Statement on the International Day of Peace 2021

Published: 22 Sep 2021

We believe that peace is a right that should be enjoyed by everyone, and that efforts at consolidating peace can ultimately contribute to “recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world”, especially amidst the global COVID-19 Pandemic. While refugees in Uganda have experienced some level of harmonious relations, with different ethnicities co-existing alongside host communities,…

Understanding Self-Reliance in Contemporary Refugee Protection in Uganda

Published: 9 Sep 2021

IRRI has teamed up with researcher Andreas Muff Kristiensen to produce a series of articles on Self-reliance for Refugees that delve deeper into the notion of self-reliance, and explore what it has meant in both policy and practice in refugee responses in Uganda. There are lessons to be learned from the Ugandan government which has…

Press Statement on World Refugee Day 2021: Together we can heal, learn and shine

Published: 22 Jun 2021

We, at International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI), stand united with displaced and stateless persons. We believe that no one should be left behind, particularly in times of great hardship such as those currently being experienced around the world due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Especially in resource-poor contexts, displaced and stateless persons struggle to access the…

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Annual Report 2018-2019 #IRRI@15


FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR When I was joining IRRI in the first quarter of 2019, I could not have imagined the dynamism and shifts we would experience by the end of 2019. We changed. Simply put. At the milestone of 15 years, we determined that we needed to re- strategise and rethink IRRI, and what…

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Rights In Exile

The Rights in Exile Programme promotes the legal protection of refugees, globally by centralizing resources for legal assistance providers and refugees themselves.

Citizenship Rights in Africa Initiative

A resource for all those working to ensure respect for the right to a nationality and an end to statelessness on the African continent.

Sudan Consortium

The Sudan Consortium is a coalition of more than 50 Africa-based and Africa-focused NGOs dedicated to working together to promote a just, peaceful and sustainable end to the ongoing and interrelated humanitarian and human rights crises in Sudan.