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STAKEHOLDERS CALL FOR USE OF E-JUSTICE DURING COVID-19 AND BEYOND

“Today, more than ever, we should capitalize on information and communications technology, e-justice developments to scale up innovative virtual approaches for the achievement of equitable and…  


UNDP and NEMA join forces to improve spatial data use and protect nature

• ‘Maps of hope’ will identify areas where actions to protect, restore, and manage nature can ensure life on the planet • Collaboration with global actors will scale up these efforts to influence…  


COVID-19: UNDP, JUMIA Uganda partner to link market vendors with consumers online

The initiative will empower vulnerable groups and those hardest hit in the informal trade sector such as women, youth and persons with disabilities by connecting them with potential buyers, provide…  


Second Voluntary National Review (VNR) report

The Government of Uganda, under the leadership of the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), has established an e-Platform to undertake nation-wide consultations to inform its second Voluntary National…  


UN system in Uganda launches US$ 316 million appeal for COVID-19 response

The United Nations system in Uganda, together with 20 partner organisations, has embarked on mobilization of US$ 316 million to support the country in minimizing the impact of the novel coronavirus…  


UNDP, GEF support Uganda’s national emergency centre to handle disasters

Uganda’s economic and human development are closely tied to several climate-based resources with sectors such as agriculture, water, health and industry interconnected to the natural resources and…  


COVID-19: UNDP supports Uganda Government business continuity through digitalization

To stem the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Uganda has imposed restrictive measures in the last couple of days including a mandatory work from home policy and 14-day lockdown as mechanisms to…  


UN, EU and Govt of Uganda partner to end gender-based violence and other harmful practices

Violence against women and girls is one of the most ancient, widespread and devastating human rights violations in the world. Despite efforts to address it, in Uganda, the vice persists with 56% of…  


Stakeholders okay 2020/2021 Elections Project to cover pre, during and after voting period

Electoral stakeholders including state and non-state actors, UN Agencies and development partners have given a nod of approval to UNDP’s led project for strengthening electoral processes in Uganda.  


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…  

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