United Nations in Uganda Launches new Website.

Kampala, Uganda – By E K Benj

The UN Resident Coordinator in Uganda, H.E. Rosa Malango has launched the new website of the United Nations system in Uganda. (www.uganda.un.org)

The new website was launched during the National Commemoration of Human Rights Day and conclusion of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence at Mestil Hotel, Kampala attended by key stakeholders from Government, civil society, private sector and youth groups and shown live on Nation TV.

The new UN website launched today 10th Dec 2020.

“I am happy to use this opportunity to launch the new website of the United Nations system in Uganda – uganda.un.org The website is about transparency, awareness and the transfer of knowledge; it is about ensuring that all people in Uganda can gain a better understanding of UN work, plans and partners. I invite stakeholders and the public to use it frequently to identify opportunities for partnership,” said Ms. Malango.

UN Resident Coordinator in Uganda, H.E. Rosa Malango launching the new website.

The resources include important UN publications such as the Uganda UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework 2021 -2025, which articulates the United Nations’ collective response to support the Government of Uganda in addressing national priorities and gaps in their pathway towards meeting the third National Development Plan (NDPIII) and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets. A key set of publications available are the Rwenzori Region investment profiles for the five sectors of Agriculture, Tourism, Human Capital Development, Extractives and Mineral Benefication; and Infrastructure and Services; under the Rwenzori Agri-LED, which is an innovative approach that will spur the region’s socio-economic transformation.

Other publications include the UN Reform Milestones in Uganda and Analyses of the Socio Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Uganda. There are also videos and stories by UN agencies and partners contributing to the attainment of the SDGs.

The press centre has press releases, speeches and media contacts for UN agencies in Uganda.

UN entities involved in this initiative

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

IAEA – International Atomic Energy Agency

ILO- International Labor Organization

IOM- International Organization for Migration

ITC- International Trade Centre

OHCHR- Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

UN DESA- United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

UN RCA United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

UN Women- United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN-Habitat United Nations Human Settlements Programme

UNAIDS- Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNCDF- United Nations Capital Development Fund

UNCTAD- United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNDP- United Nations Development Programme

UNDRR- UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

UNDSS- United Nations Department of Safety and Security

UNEP- United Nations Environment Programme

UNESCO- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNFCCC- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UNFPA- United Nations Population Fund

UNHCR- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF- United Nations Children’s Fund

UNIDO- United Nations Industrial Development Organization

UNODC- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

UNOP- United Nations Office for Project Services

UNV- United Nations Volunteers

WFP- World Food Programme

WHO- World Health Organization


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