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: