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10 Sep 2014
United Nations Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative remarks at the Sustainable Energy Forum
“Energy Week”, is an opportunity for us to reflect on the importance of energy in our daily lives and the progress of our communities and nations. It is also a moment for reflection and renewed action.
21 Aug 2014
United Nations Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative remarks at launch of the Uganda Tourism Association Strategic Plan 2014-2019 Kampala
It’s great to be among so many proud supporters of Ugandan tourism.
12 Aug 2014
UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative's remarks at the International Youth Day celebrations in Moroto district
It is a great honour to join you today to celebrate and recognize the important contribution that youth are making in this country, and the rest of the world.
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.
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.
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”.
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 Apr 2014
Country Director’s remarks at the launch of the Uganda AIDS Accountability Scorecard and CSO Accountability Framework
On behalf of the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Joint Program on HIV and AIDS, I would like to register our gratitude to the government of Uganda particularly Uganda AIDS Commission, Ministry of Health and the Local government for spearheading the fight against HIV and AIDS in Uganda.
29 Apr 2014
Today we mark the launch of the Local Government Development Planning Guidelines which have been developed in partnership with United Nations Development Programme through the project on Strengthening Institutional Framework for Service Delivery being implemented by the Ministry of Local Government and National Planning Authority.
17 Oct 2013
United Nations Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative remarks at launch of the Uganda 2013 MDG Report , Kampala
In September 2000 Heads of State and Government representing 189 nations got together at the UN Millennium Summit in New York and pledged “to free the world from extreme poverty and other forms of deprivations” by 2015, as part of their “collective responsibility to uphold the principles of human dignity, equality and equity at the global level”.
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22 May 2013
UNDP Country Director’s remarks at the NAMA validation and prioritisation workshop for the Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Project
On behalf of UNDP and development partners to the Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Project, I would like to thank Government and in particular the Ministry of Water and Environment for organising this important workshop and giving us an opportunity to make opening remarks.
16 May 2013
Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Keynote address at the Commonwealth Local Government Forum Conference 2013; “Local government’s role in helping achieve development goals”
UNDP places great importance on the role of local government as a key partner in the fight against poverty, achieving the MDGs, and advancing sustainable human development.
24 Apr 2013
Statement of the UNDP Country Director during the National Environment Management Policy Evaluation workshop
This policy evaluation is a crucial step in providing basis for the review of the National Environment Policy. As you may be aware about 20 years ago, UNDP supported the government of Uganda to develop the current environment policy and we are pleased to be associated with its review process and in particular this evaluation workshop.
22 Mar 2013
Statement of the UNDP Country Director during the Launch of the Global Human Development Report 2013
A warm welcome to you all to this launch of the 2013 UNDP Human Development Report. The HDR represents a signature product of the United Nations Development Programme that examines issues related to development from a human perspective; the human development report not only examines development from the classic gross domestic product view of the growth of economies but places human beings at the very centre of the analysis of development.
19 Mar 2013
Key note speech by the UNDP Uganda Country Director at the launch of the Renewable Energy Technologies and Earth Hour Campaign in Wakiso district
On behalf of UNDP, let me take this opportunity to thank you all for finding time to come and participate in this Renewable Energy Technology Transfer (RET) exhibition and Earth Hour Launch.
06 Dec 2012
The DIMAT Project contributes to the “Market Access and Value Addition” programme of the Government’s Agricultural Development Strategy and Investment Plan 2010 – 2015 (DSIP).