"Quite interesting. Back here in Gulu,Uganda we have on-going initiatives in Education for Peace and in our model, we run Peace Clubs in primary and secondary schools and in communities. Students and pupils as well as the youth engage in different…"
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Owor Arthur is a Researcher on Policy and Governance Issues in Northern Uganda and a Socio-Political Critique. He worked as Teaching Assistant with Department of Development Studies in Gulu University for two years and holds a B.A in Social Sciences from Makerere University, Kampala and is completing his M.A in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies from the same University with major in Security Studies.
Past work has focused on the political and economic consequences of war and violence and on the media . I have trained media practitioners on Peace and Development Journalism. I have engaged in several research projects on formerly abducted children in Northern Uganda and on Land Conflicts and Internally Displaced Persons Resettlement in Amuru District. The latter was presented by me at United Nations/Gulu University Peace building Conference in Gulu in April 2012. I am currently working on Governance Programme on Local Government Scorecard Initiative for Amuru and Gulu Districts Local Governments for the Financial Year 2011/2012 .
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Advocacy, Capacity Building, Program Administration, Training
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Land and Conflict in Northern Uganda,Local Government Scorecard Initiative (Governance in Local Councils)
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1.Land Conflicts and Internally Displaced Persons Resettlement in Amuru District
2. Local Government Councils Performance and the Quality of Service Delivery in Uganda: Amuru District , 2008/2009
3.Local Government Councils Performance and the Quality of Service Delivery in Uganda: Amuru District , 2009/2010
4.Local Government Councils Performance and the Quality of Service Delivery in Uganda: Gulu District , 2009/2010
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