Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER)

The mission of Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) is to promote the effective understanding, monitoring, implementation, and realization of economic and social rights in Uganda. ISER's vision is to ensure social and economic justice for all.

Their objectives include: 

  • To promote a human rights based approach to the design and implementation of legal and policy frameworks relating to social and economic rights
  • To build awareness about economic and social rights and explore strategies for securing their realization
  • To broaden individuals’ and communities’ access to economic and social rights in Uganda
  • To strengthen community participation in the design and implementation of social and economic policies and programs that affect them
  • To ensure government accountability for social and economic rights through community empowerment
  • To mobilize and build capacity of non-governmental organizations and the media to advocate more effectively for social and economic rights including to use regional and international mechanisms
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