Strategic Policy Advice


UNDP provides upstream evidence-based policy support to the Government of Uganda in development planning, legal and institutional reform, as well as advocacy that contributes to the achievement of the country’s Vision 2040 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Country Office also offers policy advisory support to the United Nations System in Uganda through the Resident Coordinator’s Office.

Our Goals

UNDP’s Strategic Policy Advice function serves to strengthen its position as a requisite partner in areas of sustainable human development in Uganda. Read More

Putting people at the centre of human development

Hon Kirunda Kivejinja, the third Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Affairs, (in white suit) unveiling the National Human Development Report on “Unlocking the development potential of Northern Uganda.” Looking on is UNDP Country Director, Ms Almaz Gebru, Prof Tarsis Kabwegyere, Minister in Charge of General duties and Hon. Rebecca Otengo, State Minister for Northern Uganda. The report is the 8th such report for the Uganda Country office and recommends that catalytic investments in Northern Uganda's agriculture targeting smallholder holders, developing the mining sector, improving infrastructure, addressing land tenure, engaging youth and women productively in economic activity and decision making, enhancing social justice will ensure shared prosperity and well-being for the region and its people.

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The winners of the 2016 with HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark. Ms. Almaz Gebru, the UNDP Uganda Country Director who received the Award from Uganda is second from the left. The other winning countries are Chile, Montenegro and Sri Lanka.
Uganda’s National Human Development Report recognised at the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Human Development Reporting for outstanding outreach and stakeholder engagement

New York, 6 December 2016 - Uganda’s 2015 National Human Development Report has been announced as one of the four winners of the 2016 Awards formore 

Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment is key for the achievement of Sustainable Development – 2016 Africa Human Development Report (AfHDR) says

Kampala - The United Nations Resident Coordinator, Ms. Rosa Malango has called on Government and various stakeholders to commit to delivering high quality innovative services andmore 

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