As one of its activities, the UCAA secretariat normally organizes annual National Development Forums where a debate is carried out. The topics for debate during these forums are` carefully chosen depending on a contemporary issue that is affecting our society. This is for purposes of raising awareness amongst Change Agents and other development partners and together look for a way forward.
For this year, the topic was “How has corruption affected service delivery to Ugandans today?’’ Invitation to defend the topic was given to Hon. Nathan Nandala Mafabi, who is the chairman Public Accounts Committee [PAC] in the Ugandan parliament and also Member of Parliament representing Budadiri West. Invitation to oppose the topic was given to Hon. Stephen Mukitale Biraahwa Adyeri, chairman economic monitoring committee in the Ugandan Parliament and also Member of Parliament representing Buliisa county.
At 3:30 p.m, the guest speaker arrived and his presence was recognized officially by the UCAA Chairperson, Leonard Ssengonzi. Attendance in this forum was a total of one hundred and twenty five  participants. Most of the participants were Change Agents who represented the whole country. There were also UCAA staffs in attendance and partners coming from other organizations namely: Uganda Land Alliance, Network of Ugandan Research and Research Users, Uganda Debt Network, Child Fund International and African Renewal ministries, a Christian Non Governmental organization.