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?
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.
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.
UN in Uganda 'drums up' support for SDGs to mark 70th anniversary26 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 held5 Oct 2015Kampala - 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 concludes15 Sep 2015The 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 Uganda15 Sep 2015Kampala – 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 Reduction14 Sep 2015Mbale - 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 2015Entebbe - The Elders Forum of Uganda (TEFU) has officially been launched today by His Excellency President Yoweri K. Museveni.