Defenders Protection Initiative (DPI)

Defenders Protection Initiative (DPI) is a Ugandan registered Non-Government Organization. We offer practical and contextualized security and safety options for civil society.

DPI prides in employing unique and innovative approaches in its contribution to a safer working environment for civil society in Uganda. We believe in a continuous cycle of learning where both DPI and its partners learn from each other through participatory approaches.

DPI aims at contributing to the promotion and protection of human rights, good governance, rule of law, peace and democracy by strengthening the capacity of human rights defenders (HRDs)…

What We Do

We employ a contextualized approach that follows the logic of continuous learning. It entails identifying the needs of a particular beneficiary, conducting a training tailored to the needs of the beneficiary.

Our Vision & Mission

A world that upholds a Human Rights Culture. Mission: To strengthen the capacity of human rights defenders in mainstreaming security, safety and protection management in their work.