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 provides 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 leads on project management, as well as contributing to technical capacity development areas such as advocacy, communications, and research. As the key sub-contractor, Integrity is: i) leading on daily project management, including activity and resource planning, financial reporting and forecasting, ii) leading on developing and maintaining a functional and productive relationship with LHRC and its network iii) leading on project risk analysis and reporting iv) leading on tracking, advocacy and communications technical inputs.

Project outcome(s): The UHAKIKI project is supporting LHRC to enhance tracking, advocacy and public outreach on civil and political rights in Tanzania. The UHAKIKI project team is specifically supporting 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 provides strategic guidance to inform the design of a campaign targeting rights holders and duty bearers on key civil and political rights issues.