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.
Uganda launches Climate Change Adaptation Centres29 Apr 2016Sironko- Two modern Climate Change Adaptation Centres which will provide climate change information to rural communities in Eastern Uganda have been launched.
Building Inclusive Business is the way to development for Africa22 Apr 2016Kampala - Building inclusive businesses that improve the livelihoods of poor and economically excluded is the key to accelerating Africa's development potential.
Kayonza Growers Tea Factory recognised for its Equator Prize Win22 Apr 2016Kampala - A local initiative, Kayonza Growers Tea Factory’s has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to environmental conservation, poverty and climate action all of which the agreement hopes to achieve during a ceremony in Kampala.
- 20 Jul 2016:UNDP Resident Representative keynote address at Chief Executive Officers’ Breakfast Meeting for Strengthening Inclusive Business Ecosystems Regional Training Workshop
- 15 Jul 2016:UN Resident Coordinator's remarks at the 10th Parliament Women Legislators Capacity Building Session
- 15 Jul 2016:UNDP Assistant Administrator Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu commends Uganda for its efforts towards displacement and crisis response