1st Set Civic Education Modules

Voter Education Module

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Voter Education Manual

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Consolidated Modules

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Introduction

Regional integration is the process in which two or more nations/states agree to co-operate and work closely together to achieve peace, stability and wealth. Usually integration involves one or more written agreements that describe the areas of cooperation in detail, as well as some coordinating bodies representing the countries involved. Uganda is already participating in regional integration at various levels as such is a member of many regional organisations which include: EAC, COMESA, IGAD, ICGLR at regional level and AU at the continental level.

Aim

The aim of this module is to empower citizens to fully participate in the regional integration process by creating awareness and equipping them with knowledge on economic, social and political opportunities therein.

Objectives

By the end of this module, one should be able to:
1.  Define regional integration.
2.  Describe the process of regional integration.
3.  Explain the historical background of the EAC.
4.  Statethe objectives of the EAC.
5.  Identifythe achievements of the EAC.
6.  Explain the challenges of EAC integration process.
7.  State other regional bodies in which Uganda is a member.

Key messages

  1. Regional integration creates bigger markets.
  2. Working together fosters faster economic growth.
  3. Economic co-operation increases trade among countries
  4. Integration allows people to move freely and work within the region.
  5. Integration promotes regional peace, security and stability

Sub Topics

  1. Introduction
  2. Regional Integration.
  3. Purpose of regional integration
  4. Process of regional integration
  5. Other Regional organizations to which Uganda belongs.
  6. The East African Community.

          a) The objectives of the East African Community.
          b) The achievements of the EAC.
          c) The challenges facing EAC Integration process

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Introduction

Uganda became an independent state in 1962 with a national flag,  national  anthem  plus  other  national symbols  and  institutions. However, many times Ugandans have to be reminded that they are one people with a common destiny. This is because Uganda is made up of sixty five different ethnic groups.

Aim

The aim of this module is to guide Ugandan citizens understand the notion of nationalism, patriotism and uphold Uganda’s national values.

Objectives

  1. To explain the concept of nationalism.
  2. To demonstrate understanding of Uganda’s values and symbols in the promotion of nationalism.
  3. To explain the importance of patriotism in nation building.
  4. To describe the different ways of peace building between individuals, families, communities and beyond the boundaries of Uganda.

Key messages

  1. Uganda is a nation consisting of 65 indigenous communities as at 1st February 1926 which should coexist peacefully.
  2. Uganda should live peacefully with its 5 neighboring countries.
  3. It is a duty of every Ugandan to love their country.
  4. Uganda, Our country, Our dignity, My duty.
  5. English and Swahili are Uganda’s official languages, learn and use them. (Uganda does not yet have a national language)
  6. Always be tolerant and solve conflicts peacefully.

Sub topics

  1. Introduction
  2. Concept of Nationalism
  3. Background to Uganda as a Nation
  4. Patriotism
  5. Conflict, Peace And Nation Building
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Introduction

Land is a factor of production from which a significant majority of the population directly derives a livelihood. Uganda covers a total land area of approximately 241,139 square kilometers with favorable tropical climate and average air temperature ranging from 18 to 28 degrees centigrade. It is endowed with rich soils and vast natural resources including oil. The country has a relatively young population with about 60% below 18 years of age and the total population estimated at 35 million people of which 51% are female.

Land is key in all efforts of transformation. The right to land ownership and use among others are the most important areas in transformation and national development. Although most people are aware of the existence of the land laws, there is relatively little awareness of land sector institutions and procedures.

Aim

The aim of this module is to make people aware of and appreciate the land and environment related laws, empower them to participate in the land issues and uphold their land rights by using relevant land sector institutions and procedures.

Objectives

By the time you go through this module, you should be able to:

  1. State the legal and institutional framework for land in Uganda;
  2. Explain the concept of Land;
  3. Explain the Land Tenure System in Uganda;
  4. State ways of protecting the environment; and
  5. Identify and contribute to settling land disputes.

Key messages

  1. Land is a key resource for national development.
  2. Land benefits the people at individual, family, household, community and society levels, so protect it.
  3. Respect the law while accessing, owning and using land
  4. Know the institutions that manage land in Uganda
  5. The land tenure systems in Uganda are: Customary, Freehold, Leasehold and mailo.
  6. Women, men and children have a right to own land.
  7. Land ownership should be documented with legal institutions
  8. Preserve and protect the environment
  9. A good environment is vital for your health
  10. Solve land disputes through peaceful means.

Sub Topics

In this module the following sub topics are covered:

  1. The concept of Land and its uses;
  2. The legal and institutional framework governing land in Uganda;
  3. Land Tenure Systems in Uganda;
  4. Environmental protection; and
  5. Land disputes.
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