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10 Aug 2014
UNDP Country Director Ms. Almaz Gebru speech at the Africa Day of Decentralization and Local Development
On behalf of the development partners, I am delighted to be here to celebrate with you, and the rest of Africa, the Africa Day of Decentralization and Local Development.
10 Aug 2014
KABALE - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda has been recognised for its support to decentralisation and local development in the country.
31 Jul 2014
Withstanding crises and redressing income and gender inequalities key to Uganda’s continued progress, says 2014 Human Development Report
Kampala, 31 July 2014 — Uganda, like the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa, needs to intensify efforts to prevent crises and address income and gender inequalities to avoid setting back recent development advances.
31 Jul 2014
MBALE - The process to develop indicators for a new monitoring and evaluation system for the Mount Elgon Ecosystem Based Adaptation (EBA) project has been kick-started by a three-day training workshop for thirty-five officials from both the central and local government.
15 Jul 2014
Opening Remarks by Ms Almaz Gebru, UNDP Country Director at the Uganda Tourism Association Strategic Plan Validation Workshop
It is my pleasure to take part in the Uganda Tourism Association 5 year strategic plan validation workshop today.
10 Jul 2014
Opening remarks by Ms Almaz Gebru, UNDP Country Director at second National Development Plan consultation meeting with Development Partners
I am glad to see you here this afternoon, at this important consultative meeting that is geared towards ensuring that the second National Development Plan (NDP) will be delivered through partnerships in a collaborative, coordinated and complimentary manner.
10 Jul 2014
Government of Uganda has today launched an electronics waste management and awareness strategy to promote safe and proper disposal of all outdated and defunct electronic equipment in the country.
04 Jul 2014
KAPCHORWA - The National Steering Committee of the Ecosystem Based Adaptation Project for Mountain Elgon Ecosystem in Uganda has held its second meeting this year to follow up on the progress of the project and discuss a way forward on promoting sustainable use of natural resources by the communities in the Mountain Elgon region.
01 Jul 2014
Since last year, the Centre for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) has spearheaded civil society advocacy efforts to create awareness against tobacco use and build momentum and public support for the enactment of the Tobacco Control Bill 2014 in conformity with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) which Uganda ratified in 2007.
24 Jun 2014
The Enhancing Food Security, Livelihoods and Resilience Building Project to be launched in Karamoja region
KARAMOJA – The Government of Uganda today will launch a project enhancing food security and the livelihoods of those in the Karamoja region.
24 Jun 2014
The Enhancing food security, livelihoods and resilience building in Karamoja region project launched
KARAMOJA - The Government of Uganda in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme and the Government of Japan have launched the USD 900,000 Enhancing Food Security, Livelihoods and Resilience Building in Karamoja project.
20 Jun 2014
ENTEBBE - The process to start building a national MRV (Measuring, Reporting, and Verification) system for Uganda has started this week after three days of training for over thirty five government officers from different agencies who will be managing it.
19 Jun 2014
A nation-wide campaign aimed at improving universal access to HIV and AIDS services in urban centres, has been launched by mayors and other local leaders in Uganda.
18 Jun 2014
KAMPALA – A workshop designed to train government officials responsible for coordinating climate change activities in Uganda on new methods of reporting and monitoring Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, opens today at the Golf Course View Hotel in Entebbe.
18 Jun 2014
Namutumba - A project that will enable smallholder farmers use improved techniques to increase their yields, and incomes while also reducing the impact of future climate change on agriculture has been launched by government of Uganda.
18 Jun 2014
UNDP Country Director 's remarks at launch of “Enhancing Adoption of Climate Smart Agriculture practices in Uganda” in Bulange, Namutumba District.
It is my pleasure to join you today as government launches the UNDP-COMESA supported project on “Enhancing adoption of climate smart agriculture practices in the farming systems of Uganda”.
10 Jun 2014
Forum calls for stronger partnership between Media and CSOs to improve oversight for service delivery
KAMPALA - Held under the theme, “Media: A key player for realising social accountability,” the Forum brought together over 50 CSOs at the national and subnational level, including media practitioners, to enable them to share experiences and develop strategies to work together to advance social accountability.
05 Jun 2014
UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative's remarks at the National World Environment Day celebrations in Kaliro district
The UN System is proud to be a partner with government, local government, civil society and the public in developing a number of policies, legal and institutional frameworks that have been put in place to curb environmental degradation. These include, the National Biomass energy strategy, a rangelands and pastoralism policy, National biodiversity strategy and action plan, climate smart agriculture, a low emission development strategy for the country and review of the National Environment Management Policy.
30 May 2014
KAMPALA - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda has been recognised for its work in supporting HIV/AIDs response in Kampala city. This work involves supporting urban leaders to better understand HIV/AIDs and create responses that can change the lives of those infected and affected by HIV/AIDs in urban areas.
19 May 2014
Jinja – Regional consultations to inform the National Development Plan (NDPII) started off Monday, May 19th with a workshop in Jinja for the Eastern region.