UNDP and the UN System

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UNDP organised a public lecture on Youth Enterprise as part of the 2012 UN week/Delivering as One activities. The lecture was held in the Makerere University's College of Technology. (UNDP/2012)

UNDP plays a significant co-ordination role for the UN’s activities in the field of development. The UNDP Resident Representative also doubles as the Resident Coordinator and the UN Coordination is mainly executed through her office.

The RC also heads the United Nations Country Team (UNCT). The UNCT is a team made up of the different agency heads which ensures interagency coordination and decision making at the country level. The main purpose of the UNCT is for individual agencies to plan and work together, as part of the Resident Coordinator system, to ensure the delivery of tangible results in support of the development agenda of the Government. The UNCT once every month and makes decisions through a consultative process.

As the agency that houses and supports the Resident Coordinator system, UNDP believes strongly in making the UN in Uganda a more relevant, responsive and results-oriented organization, particularly through the Delivering as One initiative.

One of the areas UNDP provides supports to UNCT as a lead agency is the overall management and coordination of the common services for some of the UN agencies.

The Resident Coordinator’s office has also been promoting the Delivering as One initiative through encouraging various agencies to work together and meet more often to share ideas at Town hall meetings and an SMS platform system to discuss how we can all work as one.

UN agencies in the country

Contact UN in Uganda
Phone: +256 312 338100
Email: un.uganda@one.un.org Fax: +256 312 344801