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UNDP etches monumental piece of Uganda’s rich heritage

What does the eclipse of the sun have to do with an advancing caravan of a traditional ruler, returning from an expedition; with his spear-wielding fighters and labourers in tow? For Uganda, this was…  


UNDP, Italy and Catholic Church partner to promote Karamoja as a biosphere site

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has partnered with the government of Italy and the Catholic Church for a project to conserve biodiversity around Mount Moroto and promote nature-based…  


COVID-19: WHO, UNICEF and UNDP Partner to give Real Time Health Information

New York - WhatsApp today announced the launch of two initiatives in support of the global fight against the Coronavirus pandemic: the global launch of the WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub in…  


UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change

The Mission 1.5 campaign aims to give 20 million people around the world the opportunity to have their say on ways to limit climate change that they want to see adopted by government leaders.  


Communities in and around forests share insights on living in harmony with nature

The UNDP Uganda Accelerator lab team trekked forests in Central, Eastern and Western Uganda to observe how people live in harmony with nature and identify homegrown solutions.  


Climate change, education, technology could fuel more inequalities – UNDP report

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has since 1990 been producing the Human Development Report and its Human Development Index, which rank all countries in the world by their level of…  


Garnering Solutions to Deforestation and Depletion of Forests in Uganda

The UNDP Uganda Accelerator Lab is now a custodian of interesting and diverse interventions developed by citizens; Government, private sector, individuals, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs),…  


Accelerator Lab Uganda renews debate to save Uganda’s disappearing forests

The initial focus of the UNDP Accelerator Lab Uganda launched on November 23rd, 2019 is to explore innovative solutions to tackle the leading drivers of deforestation  


Govt urged to invest in people as UNDP-NPA dialogue series on 3rd National Development Plan start

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the National Planning Authority (NPA) have organized five breakfast policy series on the third National Development Plan to inform…  


Remarks by Ms. Elsie Attafuah at the first Breakfast Policy Series on the third National Development Plan.

On July 18th, 2019, the National Planning Authority (NPA) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held the first Breakfast Policy Series on the third National Development…  


UNDP Uganda Representative presents credentials to Gov’t

New UNDP Uganda Representative presents credentials to Gov’t  


Report on rule of law, access to justice and security needs of refugees and host communities of Isingiro and Arua districts

The report assesses the rule of law, access to justice and security needs of refugees and host communities in Arua and Isingiro districts. The findings will guide all duty bearers and stakeholders in…  


Launch of report on rule of law, access to justice and security needs of refugees and host communities

This report assesses the Rule of Law, Access to Justice and Security Needs of Refugees and Host Communities in Arua and Isingiro districts. The findings will guide all duty bearers and stakeholders in…  


Report reveals Rule of Law, Access to Justice and Security needs of refugees and host communities in Uganda

PRESS RELEASE: A report launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) commends government for instituting structures and…  


UNDP and KOICA sign Shs 33 billion partnership to support refugees in Acholi and West Nile

The project will implement schemes for emergency employment, vocational training, value chain development and structured community mobilization and messaging to address the root causes of gender…  


Launch of Uganda Police Force Anti-Corruption Strategy

The Uganda Police Force Anti-Corruption Strategy was developed with the support of UNDP Uganda to guide in tackling issues of corruption, strengthening mechanisms for self-assessment, responsiveness…  


Women are key to the resilience of our people and our planet

Climate change will have unique and unprecedented impacts on women and girls everywhere. As we look at new, innovative ways to empower women as key agents of change, it’s essential we take…  


Uganda’s ‘first of its kind’ Graduate Volunteer Scheme launched

Kampala, 5th December 2018 - The Government of Uganda with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme have launched the Uganda…  


Government, UN launch plan to address climate change effects in the agricultural sector

Kampala, 28th November 2018 - The Government of Uganda has launched its first ever National Adaptation Plan for the Agriculture Sector (NAP-Ag), which will guide policy, plans and climate smart…  


Farmers in Eastern Uganda receive small grants to tackle climate change

Mbale, Eastern Uganda - The Government of Uganda together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched small grants to help farmers in the mountainous Elgon region to tackle land…  

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