Government reviews UNDP's 2014 country programme performance with a renewed emphasis to improve efficiency and utilisation of funds
24 Jul 2015
The portfolio review, is an annual exercise carried out by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) to assess the impact of UNDP’s support across the various sectors of the economy, take stock of lessons learned and identify key challenges and measures of redress.
UN Youth Envoy calls for strong youth policies and investment in skills development
22 Jul 2015
There is need to invest in skills development of youth by financing youth policies and programs and ensuring they have access to decent jobs, UN Secretary General’s Youth Envoy, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, said today while meeting members of the UN Uganda convergence group on Youth Engagement and Employment (YEE).
Domestic financing championed as key for development at Uganda’s High Level dialogue on financing for sustainable development
20 Jul 2015
Kampala - Africa will have to look inward to finance its development if it wants to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) framework that will be signed by world leaders at the September 2015 General Assembly.
UNDP, Government of Uganda convene first public dialogue on Climate Change in Mbale region
14 Jul 2015
The public dialogue was the first of its kind in Uganda to focus on Climate Change in the Mbale region. Organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), it aimed at sharing lessons learnt over time with the leaders in the region and various other stakeholders to enable them come up with solutions to promote climate change mitigation.
The Saemaul Undong inspired Inclusive and Sustainable New Communities project launched in Uganda
10 Jul 2015
Kabarole - Archangel Byaruhanga is a fascinating community leader, passionate about his people’s development. Using Community led initiatives, Byaruhanga is hopeful that his community will rise to prosperity and be economically empowered and food secure.
Aligning national and regional policies on services sector vital for employment and growth – UNCTAD Report
9 Jul 2015
KAMPALA - Better leveraging of the services sector in Africa could yield major employment and growth benefits, while ongoing negotiations towards a continental free trade agreement offer a unique opportunity to align national and regional policies on services trade to that end.
UN High Level Panel calls for multi-stakeholder engagement to combat climate change
1 Jul 2015
The UN’s High Level Panel on Climate Change opened in New York on Monday June 29th, with a strong call to promote climate action and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through multi-stakeholder engagement.
The Saemaul Undong movement of Community led development comes to Uganda
30 Jun 2015
Kampala - In the 1970s, the Republic of Korea started a movement that changed its rural area. The movement known as the Saemaul Undong was intended to encourage communities in rural areas to take charge of their development.
Uganda prepares to tap into the Green Climate Fund for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
26 Jun 2015
Kampala - The rising global temperatures and changing weather patterns have become a threatening part of life in most parts of the world, Uganda included.
Government of Uganda launches new UNDAF and second 5-year National Development Plan
11 Jun 2015
The two development frameworks were launched by President Yoweri Museveni shortly before the presentation of the National Budget (2015/16) to the 5th Session of the 9th Parliament that convened at the Kampala Serena Hotel.