Solidarity with Refugees; Japan announces U$ 10 million to Uganda.

Japan contribution of US$ 9.8 million is to support efforts towards refugees and host communities, border security as well as COVID-19 response in Uganda By E K Benj updated at 7:30 GMT on Thursday, April 22 KAMPALA Uganda has opened its borders and welcomed indiscriminately any individual seeking refuge on its territory. Refugees in Uganda have access to healthcare, education, and more importantly, each refugee is allocated a piece of…

UN Boss reminds Uganda Police on human rights obligations

By Prosy Will S Wakiso – Uganda Police senior officers have been reminded of their obligation to observe and champion human rights amidst international reports on Uganda Human Rights index. Updated at 16:41 GMT on Tuesday 06th March, 21 H.E. Ms. Rosa Malango, United Nations Resident Coordination and Designated Official for Security made dialogue with…

UN Promises more support to Youth during Tour of Presidential Demonstration Farm.

KAWUMU- LUWERO By E K Benja Updated 12:43 GMT on Sunday 21st Feb 2021 On Thursday (18th February 21) UN Resident coordinator Rosa Malango alongside UNDP Resident Representative Elsie Attafuah and FAO country representative Dr Antonio Querido led members of Youth Coalition for SDGs at Kawumu State Lodge which hosts Presidential Demonstration Farm Project. Others…

M7 wants Youth Partnership to Save Uganda’s Forests & Wetlands

STATE HOUSE- ENTEBBE By E. K Benj. Updated at 16:40 GMT on Friday 12th February, 2021 Ahead of United Nations Wildlife Day scheduled 3rd March, Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Wednesday (10th February 2021) at State House, Entebbe held an extra ordinary 4 hours engagement with representatives of 25 youth led organisations under their…

UN in Uganda extends programme criticality to missions from abroad.

Kampala, By our reporter. United Nations- UN in Uganda has released a statement following media reports that the body has stopped staff from travelling to Uganda. In a statement UN- Uganda says it remains committed to sustaining its operations in support of the national vision 2040 and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)….

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…

IOM Launches Migration with Dignity UG Project.

Kampala, Uganda – By E K Benj. Uganda’s Minister of Gender, Labour, and Social Development, Hon Frank Tumwebeze has earlier today (Thursday 3rd December 2020) launched project “Bolstering Ethical Recruitment Policies and Practice” The launch took place at Protea Hotel in Kampala with a live broadcast on Uganda Broadcasting Corporation – UBC and online. The…

United Nations in Uganda committed to stay and deliver.

Kampala, UG – Press Release As we come to the end of 2020, the United Nations (UN) system in Uganda would like to express its appreciation to the Government and people of Uganda and to its partners for the long-standing partnership in support of humanity. The COVID-19 pandemic led to unprecedented challenges during which the…