UNDP receives special recognition for supporting the Uganda tourism sector
20 Feb 2017
Kampala - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda has received special recognition for its support to the tourism sector. This was during the Uganda Tourism Excellence Award Ceremony organised by the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) as part of activities to mark the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo 2017.
Agenda 2030 goals are life goals – Whitaker
9 Feb 2017
KAMPALA - UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation, Mr. Forest Whitaker has likened achievement of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as achieving life’s purpose.
Uganda’s National Wetlands Atlas launched
3 Feb 2017
KALUNGU - Uganda’s National Wetlands Atlas– detailing the location and current state of wetlands in the country has been launched.
Readout of the High Level Event ‘Uganda’s Transformational Approach to Refugees and Host Communities – Dealing with Multiple Vulnerabilities’
14 Dec 2016
On 14 December 2016, the Permanent Mission of Uganda to the United Nations convened a high level event on ‘Uganda’s Transformational Approach to Refugees and Host Communities – Dealing with Multiple Vulnerabilities’ at the United Nations in New York.
UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Rosa Malango opening statement delivered as a panel member at the 2016 CERF high-level pledging conference at the United Nations Headquarters, New York
13 Dec 2016
I would like to thank the Secretary-General for inviting us in Uganda to share our approach of innovation and dignity in refugee and host management. Allow me to start by applauding the exemplary leadership of the Government of Uganda, providing a safe haven in a volatile region, through its open-door and out-of-camp settlement approach, freedom of movement and the right to work for refugees, and strong emphasis on building the self-reliance of refugees and host communities.
Statement by Hon. Sam K. Kutesa Minister Of Foreign Affairs At The High-Level Pledging Conference Of The Central Emergency Response Fund (Cerf) At The UN Head Quarters, New York
13 Dec 2016
I pay tribute the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for this initiative in establishing the Central Emergency Response Fund, which has remained a vital tool for the UN to mobilize resources to address humanitarian catastrophes.
- Uganda’s National Human Development Report recognised at the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Human Development Reporting for outstanding outreach and stakeholder engagement 6 Dec 2016
Uganda launches digital Greenhouse Gas Inventory System
21 Oct 2016
KAMPALA - Uganda today launched its National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory System. This is another critical step in the country’s efforts to meet its contribution to the global effort of emission reduction under the Paris Agreement for Climate Change.
13 companies sign-up for the UNDP Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Private Enterprises
19 Oct 2016
KAMPALA: Thirteen companies have today committed to implement the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Private Enterprises.
13 enterprises to sign-up for the UNDP Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Private Enterprises
18 Oct 2016
KAMPALA: Thirteen companies will today committed to participate in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Private Enterprises.