Uganda Targets 22% emission cuts to achieve low-carbon growth16 Nov 2015In 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 SDGs6 Nov 2015What 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 Goals4 Nov 2015About 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.
Uganda needs more exports, more private sector investment and better programme implementation to achieve sustainable development - High Level Dialogue on Uganda’s Economy4 Nov 2015Kampala - Uganda needs to increase its export base, encourage more private sector investment especially in the manufacturing sector and ensure better implementation of the government programmes to enable achievement of sustainable development.
PRESS RELEASE: High level dialogue on Uganda’s Economy: Directions, Prospects and Challenges to be held in Kampala3 Nov 2015Kampala – The state of the economy is everyone’s concern in Uganda today. A weakened shilling, high interest rates, and rising inflation are components that have become worrisome for many Ugandans.
UNDP Country Director’s Remarks: High Level Policy Dialogue on Uganda’s Economy3 Nov 2015I am delighted to join you this morning for this high level dialogue on Uganda’s economy. This event is critical to us all for a number of reasons. First, it offers an opportunity to affirm our commitment to support Government to deliver on the Second National Development Plan (NDPII).
UN-REDD National Programme for Uganda launched2 Nov 2015Kampala - The Minister of Water and Environment, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu has launched the United Nations collaborative effort on Reducing of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD) for Uganda.
UNDP Country Director's Remarks at the launch of Process to develop a Green Growth Development Strategy for Uganda30 Oct 2015UNDP through its Low Emission Capacity Building Project, is very proud to partner with government and other stakeholders, in preparing a National Green Growth Development Strategy.
Government of Uganda launches process to develop Green Growth Strategy30 Oct 2015Government of Uganda will today officially launch the development of the “Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy” (UGGDS).
UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative remarks: The UN Reducing Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD) National Programme Launch and Inception in Uganda30 Oct 2015I am delighted to be here with you today as we launch of the UN-REDD Programme in Uganda. I’m particularly delighted to address you on behalf of our UN sister agencies, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) which are key partners in this programme.
- 16 Nov 2015:Uganda targets 22% emissions cut to achieve low-carbon growth
- 06 Nov 2015:UN High Level Symposium in Uganda affirms national leadership, mutual trust, and partnership to achieve SDGs
- 04 Nov 2015:PRESS RELEASE: Kampala hosts international experts to strengthen development cooperation for SDGs