Uganda’s Private Sector adopts the Gender Equality Seal for Public and Private Enterprises and pledges to support the Sustainable Development Goals19 Aug 2016Kampala – The Private Sector in Uganda has pledged to adopt the Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Public and Private Enterprises – a model pioneered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help organisations create more equitable conditions for men and women in the work place.
UNDP partners with JICA to improve food security in Karamoja1 Aug 2016Namulonge - With a long history of drought and food insecurity, Karamoja region in North Eastern Uganda is not known for growing its own food. Less known is the fact that the region has a wet agricultural zone running vertically on its western side where crop growing has been flourishing.
Use your platforms to advance equal opportunities and access for all - Women legislators told18 Jul 2016Entebbe – The goals of equality, sustainable development and peace cannot be achieved without the active participation of women and incorporation of their issues at all levels of decision making.
UN Resident Coordinator's remarks at the 10th Parliament Women Legislators Capacity Building Session15 Jul 2016As a woman and a leader, training sessions such as the one we have here today, have helped me to perform better in my office. I therefore consider it essential for us as we grow as women leaders at the forefront to attain transparent and accountable governance if we want to make our lives better and our communities going forward.
UNDP Assistant Administrator Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu commends Uganda for its efforts towards displacement and crisis response15 Jul 2016Kampala - The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator for Crisis Response has commended Uganda’s integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and management of refugees through it refugee policy as key best practises that many other countries in the world can learn from.
UN Assistant Secretary-General, Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu visits Uganda6 Jul 2016Kampala - Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator for Crisis Response, is visiting from Wednesday, 6 July to Friday 8 July to discuss displacement and see the extensive work Uganda has carried out in managing the increasing numbers of refugees.
Japan contributes US$4.5m towards refugees and host communities in Uganda30 Jun 2016KAMPALA - The Government of Japan has contributed US$4.5m (around 15 billion Ugandan shillings) to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) ($3.5 million) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ($1 million) in support of the humanitarian response for refugees and Ugandan host communities.
Africa advised to Switch Green6 Jun 2016KAMPALA - At the end of May, Uganda played host to Africa’s first Switch Africa Green regional networking forum. The two day networking forum focused on sharing knowledge to advance green business development in Africa.
UNDP Country Director's remarks at the SWITCH Africa Green Networking Forum28 May 2016This weekend’s event is special because it’s the first networking forum for the project in Africa and it aims to enrich the partnership between the various partners involved in inclusive green business development as well as sustainable consumption and production activities across Africa.
Mapping for Resilience – Using New Technology to map Oruchinga Refugee Settlement4 May 2016ISINGIRO – Uganda is demonstrating innovation in its approach to building resilient and sustainable communities by using the latest technology to support risk-informed development in the country’s oldest refugee settlement.
- 19 Aug 2016:Uganda’s Private Sector adopts the Gender Equality Seal for Public and Private Enterprises and pledges to support the Sustainable Development Goals
- 01 Aug 2016:UNDP partners with JICA to improve food security in Karamoja
- 20 Jul 2016:UNDP Resident Representative keynote address at Chief Executive Officers’ Breakfast Meeting for Strengthening Inclusive Business Ecosystems Regional Training Workshop