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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.
- 19 Sep 2013
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.
16 May 2013
Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Keynote address at the Commonwealth Local Government Forum Conference 2013; “Local government’s role in helping achieve development goals”
UNDP places great importance on the role of local government as a key partner in the fight against poverty, achieving the MDGs, and advancing sustainable human development.
14 May 2013
The UN Under-Secretary General and Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Chair of the UN Development Group, Helen Clark, is in Uganda for her first official visit which started on the 13th of May and end on the 16th of May 2013.
24 Apr 2013
Statement of the UNDP Country Director during the National Environment Management Policy Evaluation workshop
This policy evaluation is a crucial step in providing basis for the review of the National Environment Policy. As you may be aware about 20 years ago, UNDP supported the government of Uganda to develop the current environment policy and we are pleased to be associated with its review process and in particular this evaluation workshop.
22 Mar 2013
Statement of the UNDP Country Director during the Launch of the Global Human Development Report 2013
A warm welcome to you all to this launch of the 2013 UNDP Human Development Report. The HDR represents a signature product of the United Nations Development Programme that examines issues related to development from a human perspective; the human development report not only examines development from the classic gross domestic product view of the growth of economies but places human beings at the very centre of the analysis of development.
19 Mar 2013
Key note speech by the UNDP Uganda Country Director at the launch of the Renewable Energy Technologies and Earth Hour Campaign in Wakiso district
On behalf of UNDP, let me take this opportunity to thank you all for finding time to come and participate in this Renewable Energy Technology Transfer (RET) exhibition and Earth Hour Launch.
06 Dec 2012
The DIMAT Project contributes to the “Market Access and Value Addition” programme of the Government’s Agricultural Development Strategy and Investment Plan 2010 – 2015 (DSIP).