Our Partners

Bringing Parliament Closer to the People of UgandaThe Parliament of Uganda is one of UNDP's partners. With UNDP's support, members of Parliament are able to do regional outreaches, taking parliament close to the people. (Photo: UNDP Uganda/2013)

UNDP works with various partners to empower lives in Uganda. Its main partner is the Government of Uganda with whom it works through various ministries and government bodies including; 

  • Office of the Prime Minister
  • Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
  • Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development
  • Ministry of Internal Affairs
  • Ministry of Water and Environment - Meteorology Department
  • Ministry of Local Government
  • Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives
  • Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities

Other Government Bodies;

  • Parliament of Uganda
  • Uganda Tourism Board
  • National Consultative Forum
  • Directorate of Ethics and Integrity (DEI)
  • Participatory Development Management (PDM)
  • Inspector General of Government (IGG)
  • Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets (PPDA)
  • Local Council Courts (LCC)
  • National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
  • Uganda Bureau Of Statistics (UBOS)
  • Uganda Human Rights Commission
  • Amnesty Commission
  • Uganda Export Promotion Board
  • Uganda Investment Authority
  • Bank of Uganda

UNDP’s other partners include;

Development Partners/Donors

  • Government of Japan
  • Government of Norway
  • DFID
  • Global Environmental Facility (GEF)
  • UN – Human Security Trust Fund
  • UN Peace Building Fund
  • UN Environmental Fund
  • UN Joint Programme for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
  • UN HIV Thematic Trust Fund
  • Democratic Governance Thematic Trust
  • United Nations Democracy Fund
  • Thematic Trust Fund – Policy and Strategy got Inclusive Growth

Regional Government Organizations

  • East  African Community
  • African Development Bank

UN agencies

  • All UN Agencies in Uganda including the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Civil Society Organizations

  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • World Wide Fund (WWF)
  • Uganda Youth Network (UYONET)
  • Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)
  • Kilimo Trust
  • Enterprise Uganda
  • Eastern Private Sector Development Centre (EPSEDEC)
  • Acholi Private Sector Development Centre (APSEDEC)
  • Private Sector Development and Consultancy Centre (PRICON)
  • Refugee Law Project
  • Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Environment Alert
  • Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders on HIV/AIDS (AMICAALL)
  • Africa 2000 Network
  • Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)
  • SAFER WORLD Uganda
  • Community-Based Association for Child Welfare (UCOBAC)
  • Private Sector Energy and Development Group
  • Stanbic Bank


  • Makerere University
  • Gulu University
  • Economic Policy Research Centre


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