Strengthening refugee space in Uganda - UNDP convenes dialogue with leaders of refugee hosting districts
27 May 2017
KAMPALA – Uganda shall not build walls to keep out refugees, Hon. Hilary Onek, the Minister for Disaster Preparedness and Refugees has affirmed. He made this affirmation during the opening of the first-ever dialogue between district and national leaders from Uganda’s 12 refugee hosting districts. These districts include: Adjumani, Arua, Hoima, Isingiro, Kampala, Kamwenge, Kiryandongo, Kyegegwa, Lamwo, Masindi, Moyo and Yumbe.
UNDP Uganda trains women entrepreneurs on its procurement procedures
20 Apr 2017
Kampala - The United Nations Development Programme today held a training to educate women entrepreneurs on the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s procurement procedures.
Promoting Sustainable Industrialisation is emphasised at the High Level Dialogue on Realising the Promises of Green Growth: Promoting Sustainable Industrialisation in Uganda
11 Apr 2017
Kampala - Pursuing sustainable green growth is no longer a fancy global catch word but a sound economic strategy. This was emphasised by Dr. Arkebe Oqubay while delivering his key note address at the High Level Dialogue on Realising the Promises of Green Growth: Promoting Sustainable Industrialisation in Uganda, held in Kampala.
Uganda Tourism Ecosystem Platform (UTEP) launched to promote inclusive tourism in the country
6 Apr 2017
Kampala - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with various entities from the tourism sector have launched the Uganda Tourism Ecosystem Platform (UTEP).
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.
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