Readout of the High Level Event ‘Uganda’s Transformational Approach to Refugees and Host Communities – Dealing with Multiple Vulnerabilities’
14 Dec 2016
On 14 December 2016, the Permanent Mission of Uganda to the United Nations convened a high level event on ‘Uganda’s Transformational Approach to Refugees and Host Communities – Dealing with Multiple Vulnerabilities’ at the United Nations in New York.
UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Rosa Malango opening statement delivered as a panel member at the 2016 CERF high-level pledging conference at the United Nations Headquarters, New York
13 Dec 2016
I would like to thank the Secretary-General for inviting us in Uganda to share our approach of innovation and dignity in refugee and host management. Allow me to start by applauding the exemplary leadership of the Government of Uganda, providing a safe haven in a volatile region, through its open-door and out-of-camp settlement approach, freedom of movement and the right to work for refugees, and strong emphasis on building the self-reliance of refugees and host communities.
Statement by Hon. Sam K. Kutesa Minister Of Foreign Affairs At The High-Level Pledging Conference Of The Central Emergency Response Fund (Cerf) At The UN Head Quarters, New York
13 Dec 2016
I pay tribute the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for this initiative in establishing the Central Emergency Response Fund, which has remained a vital tool for the UN to mobilize resources to address humanitarian catastrophes.
UN Resident Coordinator's remarks at the 10th Parliament Women Legislators Capacity Building Session
15 Jul 2016
As 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 Forum
28 May 2016
This 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 Workshop
21 Apr 2016
The 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 Uganda
21 Apr 2016
Today’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 2015
17 Dec 2015
Since 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 Economy
3 Nov 2015
I 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 Uganda
30 Oct 2015
I 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.