uganda dialogue arena


“A holistically shaped generation of young people who are strategically positioned at the centre of Uganda’s social economic transformation.”


“To build and sustain an empowered and vibrant population that strives to live in harmony with divergent views for the benefit of all”

Objectives and activities

  • To re-energize debate and public speaking among Uganda’s young population
  • To partner with other stake holders involved in debate
  • To plan and organize debate tournaments at regional and national level
  • To carry out research on modern trend as far as debate and public speaking are concerned..... For more info

Caroline Paparu
Phone(s): (+256)-776 745 422/ -755 199 633


A resourceful hardworking and enthusiastic lady with outstanding administrative, coordination and organisational skills; proven ability to be dynamic and work resiliently under minimum supervision independently and also as part of a team; to meet challenging deadlines while maintaining the professional code of conduct delivering quality promptly. Has a wealth of knowledge on Youth Debate and Youth engagements for development. Has great exposure in the organisation of Youth activities ranging from the grass root to the national level. Articulate, proactive, always confident and professional with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


• Efficient and professional attitude at all times
• Coordination and organisational skills
• Strong critical and analytical skills
• Critical and analytical research and writing skills
• Networking, Negotiation and problem solving skills
• Excellent time management
• Teaching skills and a good team player


• Coordinator Organising team; 10th Inter University Human Rights Debate Competition [March, 2017] and Open Space Inter University Debate Nationals Championship [November, 2016]
• Panellist, Uganda Martyrs University Union President Debate [2016 and 2017]
• Coordinator, Hope Initiative Uganda Martyrs University [2017]
• Coordinator organising team; Open Space Inter University Debate Championships [November, 2016]
• Teaching Assistant Department of Development Studies; School of Arts and Social Sciences, Uganda Martyrs University [August 2013 to date]
• Creative Coordinator/ Sales Personnel; BuCa Crafts and African Designs [2015]
• Project Coordinator, Amani Poultry Project [2014]
• Coordinator Uganda Martyrs University Debate and Human Rights Association (UMUDHRA) [December 2014 to date]


• M.A. Refugees and Migration Studies, Uganda Martyrs University; 2015 to 2017
• B.A. Ethics and Development Studies, Uganda Martyrs University; 2010 to 2013


• The 2013 Press Award for Researcher of the year 2012/2013: Institute of Ethics and Development Studies, Uganda Martyrs University. He worked as a Teacher Trainer at Primary Teachers’ Colleges, Headmaster Primary Schools, Banking Officer, Libyan Arab Uganda Bank, General Manager, Silver Springs Hotel, Kampala, Lecturer, Makerere University Department of Music Dance and Drama.


Uganda Martyrs University Alumni Network; Foundation for Human Rights Initiative, Uganda; WLEDE Community; Femrite Uganda; Open Space Uganda; Rotary club of Arua