UN-REDD National Programme for Uganda launched
2 Nov 2015
Kampala - 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.
UN in Uganda 'drums up' support for SDGs to mark 70th anniversary
26 Oct 2015
“At the very beginning of this journey stands the acknowledgement that this new agenda is much closer to core national values than you might think".
National Prayers for Uganda's 2016 elections held
5 Oct 2015
Kampala - Uganda held its first national prayers for the 2016 elections.
Hon Sam Kutesa highlights ‘historic opportunity’ to change the world, as 69th UN General Assembly concludes
15 Sep 2015
The 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 2015
Kampala – 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).
Policy makers from the Mt. Elgon region trained in Ecosystem Based Disaster Risk Reduction
14 Sep 2015
Mbale - When you speak to Grace Nekesa, you immediately sense fear in her voice. “I am always moving from one home to another looking for food and shelter, my family and I now depend on handouts day in and day out, I am no longer sure of how our future will turn out,” Nekesa a victim of a landslide in Bududa district laments.
President launches The Elders’ Forum of Uganda (TEFU)
2 Sep 2015
Entebbe - 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 2015
Charles 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.
High Level dialogue on agricultural transformation calls for more efforts towards revitalisation of cooperatives in Uganda
18 Aug 2015
Kampala - 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.
Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) towards better resource mobilisation for conservation launched in Uganda
5 Aug 2015
Jinja - 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.