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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…