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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.
17 Oct 2013
United Nations Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative remarks at launch of the Uganda 2013 MDG Report , Kampala
In September 2000 Heads of State and Government representing 189 nations got together at the UN Millennium Summit in New York and pledged “to free the world from extreme poverty and other forms of deprivations” by 2015, as part of their “collective responsibility to uphold the principles of human dignity, equality and equity at the global level”.
17 Oct 2013
Uganda has made considerable progress in achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) particularly in halving the number of people living in absolute poverty and achieving debt sustainability.
17 Oct 2013
Nine win inaugural United Nations Uganda ‘Post-2015 International Development Agenda’ Journalism Award
Nine Journalists from various local media houses have won the United Nations Uganda ‘Post-2015 International Development Agenda’ Journalism Award.
20 Sep 2013
Kampala - The second meeting of the East African Local Government Forum with the theme; “Innovative Local Governments; empowering citizens to create wealth and widening the base for better service delivery,” has been held in Kampala, Uganda.
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19 Sep 2013
Scarcity of grazing land has for a long time been a major cause of conflicts among pastoralist communities of Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan often resulting in violent conflict and preventable deaths.
06 Aug 2013
A compendium of Investment and business opportunities has been launched for the Ugandans in the Diaspora.
22 May 2013
UNDP Country Director’s remarks at the NAMA validation and prioritisation workshop for the Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Project
On behalf of UNDP and development partners to the Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Project, I would like to thank Government and in particular the Ministry of Water and Environment for organising this important workshop and giving us an opportunity to make opening remarks.
17 May 2013
The UNDP Administrator Ms. Helen Clark has highlighted the crucial role of local governments in the accelerating the achievement of the MDGs by 2015.