Hon Sam Kutesa highlights ‘historic opportunity’ to change the world, as 69th UN General Assembly concludes15 Sep 2015The 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly presented countries with a “historic opportunity” to change the world for the better and was guided by the overarching principles of cooperation, compromise and solidarity, its President said today.
UN implored to start a media forum on SDGs in Uganda 15 Sep 2015Kampala – Local journalists have implored the United Nations in Uganda to help them set up a forum as discussion space on Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UNDP Country Director’s Remarks at the Launch of the Elders Forum of Uganda2 Sep 2015It gives me great pleasure and honour to be among you today for the launch of The Elders Forum of Uganda (TEFU).
President launches The Elders’ Forum of Uganda (TEFU)2 Sep 2015Entebbe - The Elders Forum of Uganda (TEFU) has officially been launched today by His Excellency President Yoweri K. Museveni.
Helping young people to become successful entrepreneurs 24 Aug 2015Charles Oyo’s gaze keeps darting from the small black Nokia phone in his hand, to the business manual lying open on the desk amidst other other documents.
UNDP Country Director's remarks at the high level dialogue on agricultural transformation18 Aug 2015On behalf of UNDP, I take this opportunity to welcome you all to this important dialogue on agricultural transformation in Uganda.
High Level dialogue on agricultural transformation calls for more efforts towards revitalisation of cooperatives in Uganda18 Aug 2015Kampala - Government has been called upon to increase its efforts towards revitalising the cooperatives sector so as to improve the lives of farmers and advertently the agricultural sector which is a central feature of Uganda’s economy.
PRESS RELEASE: First high level dialogue on agricultural transformation focusing on revitalising cooperatives to be held in Kampala17 Aug 2015Kampala – The agriculture sector is a central feature of the Uganda economy. The second National Development Plan (NDPII), identifies it as one of the priority development areas that will propel Uganda to a middle income country in the next five years.
United Nations Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative remarks at the International Youth Day Celebrations in Katakwi District 12 Aug 2015This International Youth Day, like the previous ones, reminds us of the central role of young women and men as essential partners in sustainable development.
Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) towards better resource mobilisation for conservation launched in Uganda 5 Aug 2015Jinja - The State Minister for Environment, Hon. Flavia Munaaba yesterday launched the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN), a new global partnership seeking to address the biodiversity finance challenge in a comprehensive manner through building a sound business case for increased investment in the management of ecosystems and biodiversity.