Founded by fresh university students and other professionals in June 2005, the Commonwealth Peoples’ Association of Uganda (CPAUG) on 25th June marked its 10th Anniversary with activities that began on 19th June 2015 with a Commonwealth Debate for primary students in Mukono district and an exhibition at the 5th National CSO fair 25th-26th June in Kampala (a concept that the association initiated in 2010) that brings together Uganda CSOs/NGOs to show case their development initiatives and use the same as an accountability fora.
CPAUG@10 has in the last 10 years been able to get support from institutions like former Danish MS (Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Denmark), the Uganda Government (MoFA, Uganda Communications Commission-UCC, NITA-U, ICT ministry, National Drug Authority-NDA, National Medical Stores-NMS, EAC Secretariat (East African Affairs Ministry), UBUNTU Foundation-Spain, the Commonwealth Foundation, Commonwealth Secretariat, The Foreign & Commonwealth Office -UK through the UK High Commission-Kampala, membership fees, the Friends of the Commonwealth -UK, and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) that funded the 10th Anniversary celebrations.
We thank you all our partners in the public and private sector, academia especially the school that we work with. The celebrations will continue till June 2016.
The upcoming events include;-
1. The 4th Commonwealth Lecture
2. the 1st ever Uganda National Parental Forum (UGAPAF1) in August 2015 to be launched on 10th July by the Hon. Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development at Gayaza High School.
3. A training of young people in Eastern Uganda on Finance Management & Entrepreneurship
4. The on-going #SavekidLives Road Safety 2015 campaign in Uganda