Transparency International Uganda (TIU) is a national chapter of Transparency International – The global anti-corruption movement. It is a registered NGO working to create towards a Uganda free of corruption. TIUs’ jurisdiction is country wide and addresses all forms of corruption. The organisation was founded in 1993 as a pressure group to bring together peoples’ voluntary initiatives to enhance accountability, transparency and integrity among all Ugandans. The organisation has since grown from a mere pressure group whose membership composition was largely lawyers and eminent Ugandans to an autonomous NGO registered with the Uganda NGO Bureau.
TIU was accredited in 1996 as the National in Uganda to Transparency International whose headquarters are in Berlin Germany.
As a member of the global anti-corruption movement, TIU is an active contributor to the TI strategic goals namely, promotion of national anti-corruption reform through concrete research and action, increasing the understanding of the link between corruption and poverty, empowering communities to demand accountable governance and promoting continual institutional development.
A Uganda in which the daily lives of people are free of corruption.
To promote consciousness about corruption and a society that espouses value systems and principles of Transparency and Accountability.
Our Fundamental Values:
6. Upright Morals
Organisational Thematic Areas
Transparency and Accountability in Service Delivery;
This Thematic areas has five (5) projects; Improving quality of lives of Ugandans through improved governance and accountability, improved governance and extractive industry transparency, ICT for Health service delivery, Enhancing local government service delivery and Enhancing Accountability and Performance of social service Contracts in Uganda.
Projects under this thematic area are geared towards promoting transparency ad accountability at Central and Local Government in Uganda. It aims at strengthening accountability sector institutions at national level through partnering with Ministries and national accountability institutions. It also aims at promoting integrity, transparency, and accountability in service delivery with particular emphasis on health, education, local government, finance and production sector. These projects have targeted districts in greater Masaka region, Hoima, Buliisa, Moroto, Nakapiripiriti, Lira, Oyam, Apach, Mubende, Nakaseke, Mityana, Nebbi, Ntungamo and Kampala.
Deepening Democracy and Governance in Politics;
Under this thematic area, TIU hosts the Alliance for Campaign Finance Monitoring (ACFIM), a coalition of Civil Society Organisations and activists that came together to foster transparency and accountability in the management of political processes including election campaigns.
Transparency and Accountability in Land and Private Sector;
projects in this thematic area include Land and Corruption in Africa which is being implemented in Mukono district as well as Umeme Anti- Corruption Hotline service reffered to as the integrity call center at the UMEME head office in Kampala.