About Us

About us

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the leading United Nations organization fighting to end the injustices of poverty, inequality and climate change. Working with a broad network of experts and partners in 170 countries, we help nations to build integrated, lasting solutions for people and planet earth.

In Uganda, UNDP has over the last 50 years been supporting the Government to achieve sustainable development, create opportunities for empowerment, protect the environment, minimise natural and man-made disasters, build strategic partnerships and improve the quality of life for all citizens.

Programme Offer

Our current programme offer is articulated in the UNDP Uganda Country Programme Document (2021-2025) which outlines our contribution to national development results and serves as the primary unit of accountability to the Executive Board for alignment of results and the resources given to the programme at country level.

It focuses on the three anchor programmes of Inclusive and Sustainable Growth; Nature, Climate, Energy and Resilience; and Governance and Peace; and two enabling programmes of Digitalization, Innovation and Smart Cities, and SDG Integration and Acceleration with Youth 4 Development as a flagship programme.

The Programme is aligned to and supports national efforts to realise the country’s third National Development Plan (NDP III) 2020 - 2025, and Uganda’s long-term Vision 2040. It is also aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for Uganda 2021 - 2025 which articulates the United Nations’ collective response to support the country’s development agenda and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in this Decade of Action.


Accelerating sustainable solutions to all the world’s biggest challenges — ranging from poverty, climate change, inequality and closing the financial gap requires strong and robust partnerships with both state and non-state actors.

Leveraging on its comparative advantage, integrator role, thought leadership and trusted partner’s role, UNDP Uganda collaborates with government, bilateral donors, foundations, UN agencies, funds and programmes, international financial institutions, Intergovernmental Organisations, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organisations, cultural institutions and the academia in programme design, execution and resource mobilization. UNDP Uganda also benefits from vertical funds from Global Environment Facility (GEF) and Green Climate Fund (GCF.) Within Government, UNDP partners with ministries, departments, authorities and agencies at both the national and local government levels for service delivery and national ownership.

UNDP benefits from its global presence in nearly 170 countries to bring together actors from diverse backgrounds to share expertise, explore joint ventures and develop solutions for global and national development challenges.


The Resident Representative is the accredited senior UNDP official and heads UNDP in Uganda and is responsible for ensuring the effective day-to-day management and assumes overall responsibility for the UNDP programme and operations to ensure coherence and strategic direction of UNDP activities in the country. The Resident Representative is supported by the deputy Resident Representative.


Contact us

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Plot 11, Yusuf Lule Road, Nakasero 
P.O. Box 7184, Kampala, Uganda.
Tel:      +256417112100/301 

Fax: +256 414 344801