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KCCA, WFP form partnership to address food insecurity, rising malnutrition in Kampala

KCCA, WFP form partnership to address food insecurity, rising malnutrition in Kampala

KAMPALA � Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today entered a partnership to tackle food insecurity and rising levels of malnutrition in Kampala district.

KCCA's Executive Director, Jennifer …

Cooperation Key to Tackling Long-Standing Challenges in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Secretary-General Tells Regional Oversight Mechanism

Cooperation Key to Tackling Long-Standing Challenges in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Secretary-General Tells Regional Oversight Mechanism

Following is UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' message, delivered by Said Djinnit, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, to the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of …

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

Entebbe (Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning opened a workshop for Member States' experts in charge of Medicines Regulation Authorities to train them on the IGAD Protocol for the Survey of the …

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

Entebbe (Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning opened a workshop for Member States' experts in charge of Medicines Regulation Authorities to train them on the IGAD Protocol for the Survey of the …

UNODC regional workshop seeks to strengthen fight against organized crime in East Africa

UNODC regional workshop seeks to strengthen fight against organized crime in East Africa

Organized Crime threatens the safety and security of communities, violates human rights and undermines sustainable development. The increasingly transnational and flexible nature of criminal networks allow them to forge sophisticated relationships across borders, overcome cultural …

Training on Medicines Registration in IGAD Region Closes with Success

Training on Medicines Registration in IGAD Region Closes with Success

Entebbe (Uganda): After five days of informative presentations, active participation and intensive group works, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) today closed the training on Dossier Assessment of Priority …

Training on Medicines Registration in IGAD Region Closes with Success

Training on Medicines Registration in IGAD Region Closes with Success

Entebbe (Uganda): After five days of informative presentations, active participation and intensive group works, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) today closed the training on Dossier Assessment of Priority …

CONTRIBUTIONS TO UGANDA’S SOCIAL SECURITY FUND TOPS ONE TRILLION SHILLINGS

CONTRIBUTIONS TO UGANDA’S SOCIAL SECURITY FUND TOPS ONE TRILLION SHILLINGS

KAMPALA-- Contributions to Uganda's National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has now topped the one trilling-shilling (about 266 million US dollars) mark, after showing an increase of 14 per cent increase in member's contributions in the …

Briefing Security Council, Special Envoy for Burundi Says New Constitution, President’s Actions Create Opportunity to End Political Crisis

Briefing Security Council, Special Envoy for Burundi Says New Constitution, President’s Actions Create Opportunity to End Political Crisis

The Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Burundi asked the Security Council today to appeal to all sides in the East African nation to participate � in good faith � in a fifth and potentially final inter …

Briefing Security Council, Special Envoy for Burundi Says New Constitution, President’s Actions Create Opportunity to End Political Crisis

Briefing Security Council, Special Envoy for Burundi Says New Constitution, President’s Actions Create Opportunity to End Political Crisis

The Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Burundi asked the Security Council today to appeal to all sides in the East African nation to participate � in good faith � in a fifth and potentially final inter …

South Sudan peace deal a ‘big step forward’: UN mission chief

South Sudan peace deal a ‘big step forward’: UN mission chief

There was jubilation in the streets of South Sudan's capital overnight on Sunday, as residents celebrated a new agreement that the top UN official in the country has described as a big step forward towards …

South Sudan peace deal a ‘big step forward’: UN mission chief

South Sudan peace deal a ‘big step forward’: UN mission chief

There was jubilation in the streets of South Sudan's capital overnight on Sunday, as residents celebrated a new agreement that the top UN official in the country has described as a big step forward towards …

Vatican Meets #MeToo: Nuns Denounce Their Abuse by Priests

Vatican Meets #MeToo: Nuns Denounce Their Abuse by Priests

The nun no longer goes to confession regularly, after an Italian priest forced himself on her while she was at her most vulnerable: recounting her sins to him in a university classroom nearly 20 years …