Government reviews UNDP's 2014 country programme performance with a renewed emphasis to improve efficiency and utilisation of funds24 Jul 2015The portfolio review, is an annual exercise carried out by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) to assess the impact of UNDP’s support across the various sectors of the economy, take stock of lessons learned and identify key challenges and measures of redress.
UN Youth Envoy calls for strong youth policies and investment in skills development22 Jul 2015There is need to invest in skills development of youth by financing youth policies and programs and ensuring they have access to decent jobs, UN Secretary General’s Youth Envoy, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, said today while meeting members of the UN Uganda convergence group on Youth Engagement and Employment (YEE).
Domestic financing championed as key for development at Uganda’s High Level dialogue on financing for sustainable development20 Jul 2015Kampala - Africa will have to look inward to finance its development if it wants to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework that will be signed by world leaders at the September 2015 General Assembly.
UNDP, Government of Uganda convene first public dialogue on Climate Change in Mbale region14 Jul 2015The public dialogue was the first of its kind in Uganda to focus on Climate Change in the Mbale region. Organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), it aimed at sharing lessons learnt over time with the leaders in the region and various other stakeholders to enable them come up with solutions to promote climate change mitigation.
Remarks at the Launch of the Inclusive and Sustainable New communities in Uganda (ISNCU) Project in Kabarole District10 Jul 2015It is a great pleasure for me to be here at the foothills of the beautiful Rwenzori Mountains, to launch the Inclusive and Sustainable New Communities project in Uganda. This project will be covering the districts of Kabarole, Luuka and Maracha.
The Saemaul Undong inspired Inclusive and Sustainable New Communities project launched in Uganda10 Jul 2015Kabarole - Archangel Byaruhanga is a fascinating community leader, passionate about his people’s development. Using Community led initiatives, Byaruhanga is hopeful that his community will rise to prosperity and be economically empowered and food secure.
Aligning national and regional policies on services sector vital for employment and growth – UNCTAD Report 9 Jul 2015KAMPALA - Better leveraging of the services sector in Africa could yield major employment and growth benefits, while ongoing negotiations towards a continental free trade agreement offer a unique opportunity to align national and regional policies on services trade to that end.
MDGs produced most successful anti-poverty movement in history: UN report6 Jul 2015The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have produced the most successful anti-poverty movement in history and will serve as a springboard for the new sustainable development agenda to be adopted this year, according to the final MDG report launched Tuesday July 6th, by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
UN High Level Panel calls for multi-stakeholder engagement to combat climate change1 Jul 2015The UN’s High Level Panel on Climate Change opened in New York on Monday June 29th, with a strong call to promote climate action and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through multi-stakeholder engagement.
The Saemaul Undong movement of Community led development comes to Uganda 30 Jun 2015Kampala - In the 1970s, the Republic of Korea started a movement that changed its rural area. The movement known as the Saemaul Undong was intended to encourage communities in rural areas to take charge of their development.
- 24 Jul 2015:Government reviews UNDP Uganda's 2014 portfolio and pledges to improve efficiency and utilisation of funds
- 22 Jul 2015:UN Youth Envoy calls for strong youth policies and investment in skills development
- 20 Jul 2015:Uganda’s High Level dialogue on financing for development prioritises domestic resource mobilisation