Eight killed as UN helicopter crashes in Eastern DRC.

Six Pakistanis, one Russian and one Serbian peacekeeper killed when their chopper went down during reconnaissance mission in area hit by recent fighting. Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1132 EAT on Wednesday 30 March 2022. Eight people have been killed when a helicopter operated by the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic…

UN Boss calls for nuclear weapons-free Middle East  

Updated at 2220 GMT on Tuesday 30 November 2021 NEW YORK UN Photo/Eskinder DebebeSecretary-General António Guterres addresses the Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction.     The UN Secretary-General on Monday called on all Middle East States to transform the vision of a region with no nuclear weapons, or other weapons…

Fighting Global Hunger ; Maj Jessica Alupo calls for support to Farmers

By E K Benj @kivumbi Updated at 1129 EAT on Sunday 24th Oct 2021 WAKISO- The Vice of Uganda H.E Maj Jessica Alupo on Saturday while delivering a speech on behalf of her boss President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the National Agriculture Research Laboratories in Kawanda, Wakiso said as a country and the government, reflects…

Elections should be inclusive and Participatory- UN

We can achieve a peaceful and considerate elections in Uganda. This desired goal should be a priority for all peace loving Ugandans.  One of the important duty & obligation for Citizens: “The exercise and enjoyment of rights and freedoms is inseparable from the performance of duties and obligations; and, accordingly, it shall be the duty…

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…