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04 Jul 2014
KAPCHORWA - The National Steering Committee of the Ecosystem Based Adaptation Project for Mountain Elgon Ecosystem in Uganda has held its second meeting this year to follow up on the progress of the project and discuss a way forward on promoting sustainable use of natural resources by the communities in the Mountain Elgon region.
01 Jul 2014
Since last year, the Centre for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) has spearheaded civil society advocacy efforts to create awareness against tobacco use and build momentum and public support for the enactment of the Tobacco Control Bill 2014 in conformity with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) which Uganda ratified in 2007.
24 Jun 2014
The Enhancing Food Security, Livelihoods and Resilience Building Project to be launched in Karamoja region
KARAMOJA – The Government of Uganda today will launch a project enhancing food security and the livelihoods of those in the Karamoja region.
24 Jun 2014
The Enhancing food security, livelihoods and resilience building in Karamoja region project launched
KARAMOJA - The Government of Uganda in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme and the Government of Japan have launched the USD 900,000 Enhancing Food Security, Livelihoods and Resilience Building in Karamoja project.
20 Jun 2014
ENTEBBE - The process to start building a national MRV (Measuring, Reporting, and Verification) system for Uganda has started this week after three days of training for over thirty five government officers from different agencies who will be managing it.
19 Jun 2014
A nation-wide campaign aimed at improving universal access to HIV and AIDS services in urban centres, has been launched by mayors and other local leaders in Uganda.
18 Jun 2014
KAMPALA – A workshop designed to train government officials responsible for coordinating climate change activities in Uganda on new methods of reporting and monitoring Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, opens today at the Golf Course View Hotel in Entebbe.
18 Jun 2014
Namutumba - A project that will enable smallholder farmers use improved techniques to increase their yields, and incomes while also reducing the impact of future climate change on agriculture has been launched by government of Uganda.
18 Jun 2014
UNDP Country Director 's remarks at launch of “Enhancing Adoption of Climate Smart Agriculture practices in Uganda” in Bulange, Namutumba District.
It is my pleasure to join you today as government launches the UNDP-COMESA supported project on “Enhancing adoption of climate smart agriculture practices in the farming systems of Uganda”.
10 Jun 2014
Forum calls for stronger partnership between Media and CSOs to improve oversight for service delivery
KAMPALA - Held under the theme, “Media: A key player for realising social accountability,” the Forum brought together over 50 CSOs at the national and subnational level, including media practitioners, to enable them to share experiences and develop strategies to work together to advance social accountability.
05 Jun 2014
UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative's remarks at the National World Environment Day celebrations in Kaliro district
The UN System is proud to be a partner with government, local government, civil society and the public in developing a number of policies, legal and institutional frameworks that have been put in place to curb environmental degradation. These include, the National Biomass energy strategy, a rangelands and pastoralism policy, National biodiversity strategy and action plan, climate smart agriculture, a low emission development strategy for the country and review of the National Environment Management Policy.
30 May 2014
KAMPALA - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda has been recognised for its work in supporting HIV/AIDs response in Kampala city. This work involves supporting urban leaders to better understand HIV/AIDs and create responses that can change the lives of those infected and affected by HIV/AIDs in urban areas.
19 May 2014
Jinja – Regional consultations to inform the National Development Plan (NDPII) started off Monday, May 19th with a workshop in Jinja for the Eastern region.
30 Apr 2014
The Uganda AIDS Accountability Scorecard, a new tool that will enable the monitoring and benchmarking of AIDS strategies and activities was launched on Wednesday April 30th in Kampala. The Scorecard was produced by the Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organisations (UNASO) with support from UNDP.
30 Apr 2014
Country Director’s remarks at the launch of the Uganda AIDS Accountability Scorecard and CSO Accountability Framework
On behalf of the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Joint Program on HIV and AIDS, I would like to register our gratitude to the government of Uganda particularly Uganda AIDS Commission, Ministry of Health and the Local government for spearheading the fight against HIV and AIDS in Uganda.
29 Apr 2014
Kampala- Development planning guidelines intended to enable local government plans to align to the National Development Plan have been launched today.
29 Apr 2014
Today we mark the launch of the Local Government Development Planning Guidelines which have been developed in partnership with United Nations Development Programme through the project on Strengthening Institutional Framework for Service Delivery being implemented by the Ministry of Local Government and National Planning Authority.
24 Mar 2014
The Government of Uganda in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme/Global Environment Facility (UNDP/GEF), last week launched the Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems project for Climate Resilient Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in Uganda. This took place in Mbale, Uganda.
05 Dec 2013
Nelson Mandela was an extraordinary man who represented for many around the world the ideals of freedom, peace, and justice
03 Dec 2013
Uganda will join the rest of the world on December 5th to celebrate the International Volunteer Day with a week-long series of activities in Mbarara and Kampala districts aimed at raising awareness of volunteerism and its contribution to peace and sustainable human development in Uganda.