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Norway gives NOK 25 million (approximately US$2.7million) to support UNDP in the Strengthening of Electoral Processes in Uganda

The Norwegian Government has committed NOK 25 million (approximately US$ 2.7 million/UGX 10 billion) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s election support project “Strengthening…  


COVID-19 likely to push more Ugandans into poverty - UN report

Approximately 1.9 million people are likely to fall into poverty as a result of the first eight weeks of lockdown alone, according to a report that, among others, analyzed the socioeconomic impact of…  


UNDP and Stanbic Bank Uganda launch Youth4Business Facility

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has in partnership with Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited launched a Youth4Business Innovation and Entrepreneurial Facility designed to spur impact-driven…  


UNDP donates vehicles and motorcycles worth Shs 750 million to aid Karamoja development

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda has donated three vehicles and 28 motorcycles, together worth USD 204,700 (about Shs 751,100,000), to the Government of Uganda to aid the…  


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…  

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