PRESS RELEASE: Government of Uganda and UNDP launch implementation of a $44.26 million project to restore wetlands and build community resilience
29 Nov 2017
Kampala, Uganda – The Government of Uganda and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have kick-started the new project on ‘building community resilience, wetlands ecosystems and associated catchments in Uganda.’
Muslim leaders and scholars from Eastern and Southern Africa re-affirm declaration against Violent Extremism in the region
17 May 2017
Kampala, Uganda: African Muslim religious leaders and scholars from Eastern and Southern Africa gathered in Kampala have agreed on a framework to enable them work together to fight against all forms of extremist activities in the name of Islam.
JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Japan contributes US$ 6.3 million to support efforts towards refugees and host communities in Uganda
25 Apr 2017
KAMPALA - The Government of Japan has contributed a total of US$ 6.3 million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support refugees and host communities in Uganda over a period of one year from April 2017 to March 2018.
- Uganda’s National Human Development Report recognised at the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Human Development Reporting for outstanding outreach and stakeholder engagement 6 Dec 2016
Uganda launches digital Greenhouse Gas Inventory System
21 Oct 2016
KAMPALA - Uganda today launched its National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory System. This is another critical step in the country’s efforts to meet its contribution to the global effort of emission reduction under the Paris Agreement for Climate Change.
13 enterprises to sign-up for the UNDP Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Private Enterprises
18 Oct 2016
KAMPALA: Thirteen companies will today committed to participate in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for Private Enterprises.
A film for Northern Uganda
18 Oct 2016
As part of activities to mark the UN Month, UNDP Uganda together with the Office of the Prime Minister will host the official screening of the film for Northern Uganda.
UN Assistant Secretary-General, Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu visits Uganda
6 Jul 2016
Kampala - Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator for Crisis Response, is visiting from Wednesday, 6 July to Friday 8 July to discuss displacement and see the extensive work Uganda has carried out in managing the increasing numbers of refugees.
Japan contributes US$4.5m towards refugees and host communities in Uganda
30 Jun 2016
KAMPALA - The Government of Japan has contributed US$4.5m (around 15 billion Ugandan shillings) to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) ($3.5 million) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ($1 million) in support of the humanitarian response for refugees and Ugandan host communities.
PRESS RELEASE: Kayonza Growers Tea Factory to be recognised for its Equator Prize win in Kampala
20 Apr 2016
KAMPALA - As world leaders prepare to sign the Paris Agreement for Climate Change in New York this week, Uganda will be recognising one of its local initiatives for its outstanding contribution to environmental conservation, poverty and climate action. This local initiative, Kayonza Growers Tea Factory’s recognition comes after it was selected and awarded the Equator Prize 2015 for its efforts in helping their community in Kanungu district, South Western Uganda to adapt to climate change.