UNDP receives special recognition for supporting the Uganda tourism sector
20 Feb 2017
Kampala - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda has received special recognition for its support to the tourism sector. This was during the Uganda Tourism Excellence Award Ceremony organised by the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) as part of activities to mark the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo 2017.
Agenda 2030 goals are life goals – Whitaker
9 Feb 2017
KAMPALA - UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation, Mr. Forest Whitaker has likened achievement of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as achieving life’s purpose.
Uganda’s National Wetlands Atlas launched
3 Feb 2017
KALUNGU - Uganda’s National Wetlands Atlas– detailing the location and current state of wetlands in the country has been launched.
13 companies sign-up for the UNDP Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Private Enterprises
19 Oct 2016
KAMPALA: Thirteen companies have today committed to implement the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Private Enterprises.
Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment is key for the achievement of Sustainable Development – 2016 Africa Human Development Report (AfHDR) says
29 Sep 2016
Kampala - The United Nations Resident Coordinator, Ms. Rosa Malango has called on Government and various stakeholders to commit to delivering high quality innovative services and investment environment in which women and men can participate equally in Uganda, African and around the world.
- Regional efforts key for Preventing and Responding to Violent Extremism in the East and Horn of Africa 29 Aug 2016
Uganda’s Private Sector adopts the Gender Equality Seal for Public and Private Enterprises and pledges to support the Sustainable Development Goals
19 Aug 2016
Kampala – The Private Sector in Uganda has pledged to adopt the Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Public and Private Enterprises – a model pioneered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help organisations create more equitable conditions for men and women in the work place.
UNDP partners with JICA to improve food security in Karamoja
1 Aug 2016
Namulonge - With a long history of drought and food insecurity, Karamoja region in North Eastern Uganda is not known for growing its own food. Less known is the fact that the region has a wet agricultural zone running vertically on its western side where crop growing has been flourishing.
Women parliamentarians acquire skills in engendering legislation
18 Jul 2016
Entebbe - Women parliamentarians have through the United Nations Development Programme’s Inclusive Effective Governance portfolio been trained on “Engendering legislation and forging strategic partnerships for gender equality and women’s empowerment in Uganda.” The three day training was the inaugural capacity building workshop for women legislators of the 10th Parliament.
UNDP Assistant Administrator Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu commends Uganda for its efforts towards displacement and crisis response
15 Jul 2016
Kampala - The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator for Crisis Response has commended Uganda’s integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and management of refugees through it refugee policy as key best practises that many other countries in the world can learn from.