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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…  


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…  


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…  

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