Defenders Protection Initiative
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Who We Are.
What We Do.
Our Vision & Mission.
DPI is a non-profit organization registered by the National NGO board under the Uganda statutory requirements. DPI aims at contributing to the promotion and protection of human rights, good governance, rule of law, peace and democracy by strengthening the capacity of human rights defenders (HRDs) to mainstream security, safety and protection management in their work.
The founders of DPI are Human Rights Educators and with good experience on security management…
"There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance next time."
- Malcom X
"The future is not secured by what we do tomorrow; it is entirely determined by the decisions we make today." - Ugandan Quote
Contributing to the Safety and Security of Environmental Defenders in Westnile and Albertine RegionProjects
The NGO Policy Paper seeking to De-classify NPOs from the list of Accountable Persons under the Anti-Money Laundering Act 2013Advocacy
Policy Brief on AML/CTF Laws: An Examination of their Impact on Civic Space in UgandaAdvocacy
AML/CFT Virtual National Dialogue & Report LaunchReports
Safeguarding Human Rights Defenders in UgandaProjects
[Report] Ensuring the implementation of AMLCFT while safeguarding civic spaceProjects
Ensuring The Implementation Of AML/CFT Measures While Safeguarding Civic SpaceReports
Human Rights Defenders Protection BillAdvocacy, Projects
Pre-Legislative Scrutiny, Regional Consultative Meetings of the #HRDProtectionBill2020Reports
Security Enhancement Initiative for Friends of Zoka (SEI4FoZ)Projects
Compliance with FIA Requirements for CSOs in UgandaProjects
Human Rights Defenders LawAdvocacy
Empower to Empower ProjectProjects
The Digital Security AllianceDSA
NSC Evaluation Report LaunchReports
Physical security is the protection of personnel, hardware, software, networks and data from physical actions and events that could cause serious loss or damage to an enterprise, agency or institution.
Human rights defenders protection bill 2016 would focus on the holistic security of defenders, including physical security, digital security, and psycho-social well being,
DPI seeks to reinforce the resilience of HRDs against digital/cyber attacks by conducting security health assessments that enable us to develop contextualized and practical, hands-on workshops aimed at arming HRDs with more secure practices and tools.
From the blog
Defenders Protection Initiative will bring together actors from civil society, the private sector, business leaders, government, academicians, technologists, activists, journalists and subject matter experts to tackle pressing issues at the intersection of human rights, technology and security.
Digital Security Conference #DigiSecCon21
human rights defenders
Effective protection under national law in reacting against or opposing, through peaceful means, acts or omissions attributable to the State that result in violations of human rights;
"The work they made impressed me on multiple levels. I have been very happy about the whole process and they have done a great job. They was fast to deliver new ideas and always helpful with our questions!”
"We have been very much impressed by DPI. They grasped our needs and produced an informative training curriculum. Needless to say, we are extremely satisfied with the results. Thank you!”
“I had the best collaboration ever. I`m very excited about the new way I perceive security awareness and security issues all because of the awesome guys from DPI.”
Babiha, Company CEO