UGANDA SDG SECRETARIAT

Office of the Prime Minister

UGANDA SDG SECRETARIAT

Fast Tracking Uganda’s Commitment to the 2030 Agenda

About THE UGANDA SDG SECRETARIAT

To accelerate the implementation of the SDGs, Cabinet and the UN Country Team agreed to  establish an  SDG Secretariat in 2019. The Secretariat, which is under the Office of the Prime Minister, supports Government, the UN, Civil Society, Private Sector and Academia to coordinate implementation of, and monitoring and reporting on the SDGs. Dr. Albert Byamugisha, Senior Technical Advisor on the SDGs, is the Head of the Secretariat. The team includes a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, a Communication  Specialist and support staff led by an Administrator. 

The Secretariat is charged with:

 

  • Steering the coordination function and supporting oversight  of the implementation of the SDG Coordination Framework
  • Coordinating monitoring and assessment of implementation and progress of the 2030 Agenda
  • Building strategic partnerships with the Private Sector on financing and innovation for the SDGs
  • Providing technical support, advice and expertise to Ministries, Departments and Agencies, Private Sector, Civil Society, and Academic Institutions to accelerate the implementation of the SDG agenda
  • Becoming the hub of SDG information and data for the Government and other stakeholders