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Japan contributes US$ 4.1 million to support efforts towards refugees and host communities, border security, COVID-19 response in Uganda

The Government of Japan in March this year formally committed approximately US$ 2.7 million to the United Nations for various development and humanitarian initiatives in Uganda.  

Mafabi, the wetlands conservation icon, signs out

“Beyond that, he was a calm, humorous, charming and a determined conservationist behind the wetland conservation agenda in Uganda and globally”, Ms. Attafuah eulogized.  

COVID-19: Elections stakeholders resolve to promote safe participation in the 2020/2021 elections

Key stakeholders in the electoral process have resolved to promote safe participation in the 2020/2021 General Elections in the COVID-19 environment. This was one of the outcomes of the elections…  

President endorses new UN Cooperation Framework for Uganda 2021-2025

The United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2021-2025 has been signed by the President of Uganda, H.E. Yoweri Museveni, paving the way for its implementation over the…  

Sustainable financing and collaboration become key talking points of 13th Annual Joint AIDS Review

Sustainable financing and collaboration has been identified as key to the fight against HIV and AIDS. This was disclosed by participants at the 13th Annual Joint AIDS Review (JAR) which took place…  

Using Digital Innovation to Boost Public-Private Partnership on Sustainable Development

In partnership with Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) and the Government of Uganda, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has facilitated training for Ugandan companies to use a…  

Uganda’s second Voluntary National Review report sets the stage for a transformational decade of action

A report that examines the progress of nations in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has placed Uganda in the eighteenth position…  

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…  

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