Uganda elects Interim
Over 60 participants from Government, the private sector and
civil society recently participated at a Multi-Stakeholder Workshop in Kampala,
Uganda, where the CoST Uganda Interim Multi-Stakeholder Group was elected.
At the event, each stakeholder group was able to elect three
representatives to the Interim MSG. The Government participants elected the
Ugandan National Roads Authority, the Directorate of Ethics and Integrity in
the Office of the President and the Department of Information and National
Guidance in the Office of the Prime Minister.
The private sector elected the Bus Owners Association, Conrad
Engineering Works Ltd and Upland Enterprises and Construction Limited whilst
Civil Society elected the Africa Freedom of Information Centre and the Youth
Marshall Matrix International.
Following the workshop, the Interim MSG met to elect Nathan
Byanyima of the Bus Owners Association as Chair.
CoST Policy Advisor, Bernadine Fernz said “the elections
were a good example of multi-stakeholder working in practice. The Interim MSG
has already entered into the spirit of cooperation and mutual recognition by
developing clear governance procedures which are essential to an effective