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Uganda moves to bring the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to life

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have held a three-day dialogue with key…  


UGANDA DEVELOPING GEOSPATIAL DATA TOOL TO PROMOTE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE LAND USE

As part of their mission to protect, manage, and restore areas critical for human life and biodiversity, the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and the United Nations Development…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

An experimental global index offers a new measurement of human progress that illustrates the challenge of tackling poverty and inequality while easing planetary pressure.  


Make Kampala better! How can we build urban resilience and integrate the informal economy?

Kampala is facing significant challenges – from building urban resilience in slums and informal settlements, to integrating the informal economy. There is a source of knowledge that can help provide…  


Sweden and Denmark contribute US$2 million to UNDP’s Strengthening Electoral Processes in Uganda (SEPU) project

The Swedish Government and the Danish Government have committed $2 million (UGX 7.4 billion) to the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Strengthening Electoral Processes in Uganda (SEPU)…  


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.  


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…  


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…  


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…  

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