Brief about the Symposium
The Uganda Humanitarian Learning Platform
The architecture of the symposium included
• Expert panel presentations with comments and
questions in the morning;
• Technical presentations in breakout sessions in
the afternoon followed by session reports to the
plenary and additional stakeholder comments.
About the UHLP Charter:
In the last quarter of 2016, the idea to create/ establish
Among other findings, the studies revealed glaring gaps in learning and knowledge management. Although there is much civil society research, academic study, and government information on humanitarian work,
there is at the same time limited coordination among producers of
Following several consultations with state and non-state actors, the Uganda Humanitarian Learning Platform (UHLP) was eventually formed on 10th May 2017 in a consultative meeting that brought together ten like-minded
non-state humanitarian actors, from national and international NGOs, and the academia.
2 The platform is a loose coalition of different civil society and faith-based organizations, research organizations, academia, and organizations representing key affected communities.