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JSPES, Vol. 37, No. 3 (Fall 2012)
pp. 322-346

Religious Actors and the Agenda for Peace in Northern Uganda

Frederick Kisekka Ntale

Makerere Institute, Kampala

This article discusses the experiences and conceptualizes the role of locally crafted religious leaders’ efforts in the peace process that led to the end of the war that ravaged Northern Uganda. it details the positive role that the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) played in outreach, intermediation and reconciliation efforts, bringing into national, regional and international consciousness the plight of the people in Northern Uganda, consequently drawing the varied stakeholders to work towards a peaceful resolution of the conflict.