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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…  


Uganda’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Support Programme to address climate change launched

Kampala - The Government of Uganda with technical support from UNDP has launched the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Support Programme, to scale up public and private investment in climate…  


Remarks by Ms. Rosa Malango at the launch of the Uganda SDGs Roadmap

On behalf of the United Nations family, I would like to thank the Government of Uganda, in particular, the Office of the Prime Minister for organizing this important event.  


Uganda’s draft National Industrial Development Policy validated

Kampala, October 17, 2018 – The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other stakeholders in the Industrial Sector, has…  


Uganda launches national roadmap for implementing the SDGs

Kampala, October 23, 2018 – In 2016, the Government of Uganda established a National Coordination Framework for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  


Investing in Human Development is key

Since 1990, UNDP has prepared the Global Human Development Report (HDR) as one of its most important knowledge products.  


Announcement: Uganda Graduate Volunteer Scheme

To enhance young graduates’ employability and bridge their transition to work, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Volunteer Programme in collaboration with the Ministry…  


A universal journey to sustain peace

“We the people of the United Nations determined to save the succeeding generations from the scourge of war which twice in our lifetime time has brought untold sorrow to mankind …. and to these ends to…  

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