Strengthening the Protection of Human Rights in Tanzania – Civil and Political Rights Tracking Project (CPRT) (UHAKIKI)

Country / Date: Tanzania, November 2014 – October 2017

DFID Tanzania

Project objective(s): The UHAKIKI project is a DFID project that aims to improve public discourse on civil and political rights in Tanzania. Through on-going capacity development support by a pool of international experts, the UHAKIKI project provided strategic support to Tanzania’s Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) and its network to improve civil and political rights tracking, advocacy and outreach. Integrity lead on project management, as well as contributing to technical capacity development areas such as advocacy, communications, and research. As the key sub-contractor, Integrity: i) lead on daily project management, including activity and resource planning, financial reporting and forecasting, ii) lead on developing and maintaining a functional and productive relationship with LHRC and its network iii) lead on project risk analysis and reporting iv) lead on tracking, advocacy and communications technical inputs.

Project outcome(s): The UHAKIKI project supported LHRC to enhance tracking, advocacy and public outreach on civil and political rights in Tanzania. The UHAKIKI project team specifically supported LHRC to develop a bottom-up perception index to enhance reporting on civil and political rights and to enhance the quality and dissemination of the Tanzania Human Rights Report that LHRC publishes annually. The project also provided strategic guidance to inform the design of a campaign targeting rights holders and duty bearers on key civil and political rights issues.

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