About RLP


A Brief History Of Refugee Law Project @20

What does it mean for Refugee Law Project, as a community outreach project of the School of Law, Makerere University, to survive and flourish for two decades in Uganda, currently host to the third largest refugee population in the world?

Our Mission

To empower asylum seekers, refugees, deportees, IDPs and host communities to enjoy their human rights and lead dignified lives
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Our Vision

That all people enjoy their human rights, irrespective of their legal status. This vision is supported by relevant international laws as well as the Constitution of Uganda

Our Core Values

Independence
Innovation
Non-discrimination
Rigour
Respect
Professionalism
Accountability

Our Mandate

To promote the protection, well-being and dignity of forced migrants and their hosts.

To empower forced migrants, communities and all associated actors to challenge and combat injustices in policy, law and practice.

To influence national and international debate on matters of forced migration, justice and peace

To serve as a resource for forced migrants and relevant actors.
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Our Non-Discrimination Policy

Our Non-Discrimination PolicyThis policy was arrived at after an intensive and comprehensive workshop on political, economic and social exclusion attended by all the staff at Refugee Law Project. Download the poster
A powerpoint presentation is available for download.
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