Uganda

New Book Highlights How Safe Trade Solutions Help The Poorest Countries

The STDF is a global partnership that supports developing countries in building their capacity to implement international sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) standards as a means to improve their  working practices and increase access to agric...Read More

UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERTS CALL FOR PERPETRATORS OF WIDESPREAD HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS TO BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE IN SOUTH SUDAN

22 December 2017 JUBA/ADDIS ABABA (Issued as received) – Four years following the start of the current conflict in South Sudan, gross human rights violations continue to be committed in a widespread way by all parties to the conflict, in wh...Read More

UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT GROUP BEGIN VISIT TO SOUTH SUDAN, UGANDA AND ETHIOPIA

11 December 2017 JUBA (11 December 2017) – Members of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan today began their fourth field mission to South Sudan, Uganda and Ethiopia which will last from 11 to 22 December 2017. The two Commissio...Read More

Uganda Ends Marburg Virus Disease Outbreak

8 December 2017 | Geneva –Uganda has successfully controlled an outbreak of Marburg virus disease and prevented its spread only weeks after it was first detected, the World Health Organization said on Friday (December 8). “Uganda has led an...Read More

Intergovernmental Committee For The Safeguarding Of The Intangible Cultural Heritage Approves Two International Assistance Requests In Uganda And Zambia

ith_bulgaria2017.jpg Bulgarian Chitalishte (Community Cultural Centre): practical experience in safeguarding the vitality of the Intangible Cultural Heritage © Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria/Tsvetan Nedkov, 2013 08 December 2017 The Interg...Read More

WHO Supports Containment Of Rare Virus On Uganda-Kenya Border

20 October 2017 | GENEVA –WHO is working to contain an outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD) that has appeared in eastern Uganda on the border with Kenya. At least one person is confirmed to have died of MVD and several hundred people may...Read More

Uganda Economic Update Ninth Edition – Infrastructure Finance Deficit Can Public-private-partnerships Fill The Gap

As a result of a number of internal and external shocks, Uganda’s economy is currently growing at the lowest rate recorded over the past two decades. During the first half of FY 2016-17, the economy grew at the annualized rate of 2.6 percen...Read More