AML/CFT Virtual National Dialogue & Report Launch

Since 2016, Defenders Protection Initiative has enhanced its focus towards mitigating the unintended consequences orchestrated by Financial Action Task Force (FATF) inspired laws/ regulations on the activities of legitimate charities in Uganda. During this period, DPI has been able to broaden her AML/CFT capacity building initiatives in 8 regions of Uganda, conducted research and strategic engagements by and for civil society actors as a pushback strategy against over-regulation.

As part of her novel initiatives, DPI conducted a Virtual National Dialogue and Report Launch of the study conducted between December 2020 and March 2021, titled: Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Laws: “An Examination of Their Impact on Civic Space in Uganda”

The Virtual National Dialogue and the launch of the report provided an opportunity to share, reflect and disseminate the findings with a diverse group of stakeholders comprising of of advocates, civil society leaders, academia, media practitioners, students, researchers and the donor community.

The meeting Recording

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