UNDP Country Director's Remarks at the launch of the Global and Uganda National Human Development Reports 2015
17 Dec 2015
Since 1990, UNDP has been producing the Global Human Development report to stimulate dialogue and policy thinking around important issues that advance human development
Mining, agriculture, youth, land reforms, key to unlocking development of Northern Uganda – Uganda Human Development Report
17 Dec 2015
Presenting the report, Dr. Sarah Ssewanyana, Executive Director of Makerere University’s Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) said it builds on a lot of research and national interventions in the region, specifically Government of Uganda’s comprehensive Peace Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP I&II).
PRESS RELEASE: Land reforms, developing mining sector and private sector investment key to unlocking development of Northern Uganda
16 Dec 2015
— Adoption of a bold mix of inclusive and transformative innovations, focusing on land reforms, developing the mineral and tourism sectors, is vital to accelerate the development transformation of Northern Uganda.
PRESS RELEASE - Dialogue on Diaspora Resource Mobilisation and Utilisation
15 Dec 2015
Kampala, 15.Dec.2015 - Ugandans living in the various parts of the world will today convene in Kampala for a Dialogue on Diaspora Resource Mobilisation and Utilisation.
Make climate smart choices to combat climate change
10 Dec 2015
Taking climate action means doing small things like switching off lights when not in use, or using sustainable briquettes for cooking.
Uganda’s army now better prepared to respond to disasters following UNDP’s support
4 Dec 2015
With UNDP’s support, over 500 female and male officers were trained on the fundamentals of disaster risk reduction, civil-military cooperation, the management of mass casualties, incident command systems, search and rescue, human rights in disasters and the practical applications of ICTs.
Partnership is key to building resilience in Uganda
26 Nov 2015
Development that doesn’t take risk into account, cannot be sustained, nor be sustainable was the key message from the Uganda Resilience Dialogue.
Uganda Targets 22% emission cuts to achieve low-carbon growth
16 Nov 2015
In mid October 2015, the Government submitted the country’s climate action plan, also called Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat for discussion in the COP21 meeting.
UN High Level Symposium in Uganda calls for national leadership, mutual trust, and partnership to achieve SDGs
6 Nov 2015
What are the possibilities and practical ways to strengthen global and local partnerships to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality for the world’s people?
Kampala hosts international experts to reinvigorate development cooperation for the Sustainable Development Goals
4 Nov 2015
About 150 high-level representatives from governments, civil society, the private sector and international organizations will gather in Kampala, Uganda to discuss concrete steps towards implementing the new agenda.