UN Resident Coordinator's remarks at the 10th Parliament Women Legislators Capacity Building Session15 Jul 2016As a woman and a leader, training sessions such as the one we have here today, have helped me to perform better in my office. I therefore consider it essential for us as we grow as women leaders at the forefront to attain transparent and accountable governance if we want to make our lives better and our communities going forward.
UNDP Country Director's remarks at the SWITCH Africa Green Networking Forum28 May 2016This weekend’s event is special because it’s the first networking forum for the project in Africa and it aims to enrich the partnership between the various partners involved in inclusive green business development as well as sustainable consumption and production activities across Africa.
UNDP Resident Representative keynote address at Chief Executive Officers’ Breakfast Meeting for Strengthening Inclusive Business Ecosystems Regional Training Workshop21 Apr 2016The timing of this meeting is opportune for our continent – Africa which hosts 7 of 10 fastest growing economies. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have set a new scene for the way in which economic actors tackle key systemic barriers such as inequality, unsustainable consumption and production patterns.
United Nations Development Programme, Resident Representative Speech at the Equator Prize National Award Ceremony for Uganda21 Apr 2016Today’s ceremony is special because, we are recognising the work of our own local community – the Kayonza Growers Tea Factory, from Kanungu District who are advancing local solutions to what has now become a global challenge.
UNDP Country Director's Remarks at the launch of the Global and Uganda National Human Development Reports 201517 Dec 2015Since 1990, UNDP has been producing the Global Human Development report to stimulate dialogue and policy thinking around important issues that advance human development
UNDP Country Director’s Remarks: High Level Policy Dialogue on Uganda’s Economy3 Nov 2015I am delighted to join you this morning for this high level dialogue on Uganda’s economy. This event is critical to us all for a number of reasons. First, it offers an opportunity to affirm our commitment to support Government to deliver on the Second National Development Plan (NDPII).
UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative remarks: The UN Reducing Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD) National Programme Launch and Inception in Uganda30 Oct 2015I am delighted to be here with you today as we launch of the UN-REDD Programme in Uganda. I’m particularly delighted to address you on behalf of our UN sister agencies, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) which are key partners in this programme.
UNDP Country Director's Remarks at the launch of Process to develop a Green Growth Development Strategy for Uganda30 Oct 2015UNDP through its Low Emission Capacity Building Project, is very proud to partner with government and other stakeholders, in preparing a National Green Growth Development Strategy.
UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative’s remarks at the national prayers for peaceful 2016 general elections5 Oct 2015I am truly honoured to join you in prayer for a peaceful and successful general election in 2016.
UNDP Country Director’s Remarks at the Launch of the Elders Forum of Uganda2 Sep 2015It gives me great pleasure and honour to be among you today for the launch of The Elders Forum of Uganda (TEFU).