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POST-2015 DIALOGUES ON CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT

The elaboration of the Post-2015 Development Agenda has been a unique intergovernmental policy process informed by a comprehensive global consultation,\r\nreaching large numbers of individuals and policymakers, academics, experts, the private sector and interested citizens. The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) and many UN Country Teams around the world have guided this unprecedented effort, which has already influenced key reports that have contributed to the shaping of the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

Implementing the National Strategy on Human Rights Education in Uganda: Popular Version for Dissemination

The Constitution of Uganda (1995) as amended, recognises the importance of protection and realisation of human rights. Chapter Four of the Constitution constitutes Uganda¡¯s Bill of Rights. However, most Ugandans know very little about this document, let alone other international instruments on human rights. To address this knowledge gap, Uganda as party to the United Nations proclamation in 2004 of the World Programme for Human Rights Education (WPHRE) and the Plan of Action for the First Phase of the WPHRE (2005-2007) committed itself to promoting HRE.

NATIONAL ACTION PLAN FOR FORMAL HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION IN UGANDA
The international community is increasingly adopting intergovernmental frameworks to enable sustainable action on issues that are of global concern. One global intergovernmental framework adopted was the World Programme for Human Rights Education that came into operation in 2005 and phased to continue till 2019,
UGANDA'S NATIONAL PARKS by Ms. Veronika Seemann

This site, which is situated on the Kasubi Hill in the city of Kampala, houses the burial grounds of four former Kings of Buganda (kabakas) and other members of the Baganda royal family. Its traditional architecture using purely vegetable materials and its high spiritual and political importance to the Baganda people made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

FEEL THE HEAT TAKE ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE NOW


By Vincent Ogal

Climatechange is one of the most debated topic world over. To some people, the topic is simply a myth and not worth their time, while to others it is a great deal, tothem it is like the world is sitting on a ticking time bomb ready to explodehence worth every sweat and effort put in to create awareness. Personally, Iconcur with the latter based on my own experience in the last few decades Ihave lived on this planet earth. How then does one explain the sudden rise intemperatures, massive droughts, extreme flooding?

Lightening in Uganda
Lightning is a massive electrostatic discharge between electrically charged regions within clouds, or between a cloud and the Earth's surface. The charged regions within the atmosphere temporarily equalize themselves through a lightning flash, commonly referred to as a strike if it hits an object on the ground.
UNESCO'S MOST PROGRAMME IN THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT

MOST-Management of Social Transformation is UNESCO¡¯s only intergovernmental social science programme launched in 1994 to work with governments, social and human science communities and civil societies to organise and promote research networks..

Wid fires
Wildfires or bush burning in Uganda is an old practice but not regulated. Many parts of the country especially the north go into flames because of bush burning during the dry seasons.
Earthquakes in Uganda

An earthquake or a tremor is the result of a sudden release of energy in the earth's crust that creates seismic waves Wikipedia. Seismicity, of an area refers to the frequency, type and size of earthquakes experienced over a period of time. Earthquakes are measured using observations from seismometers

Report on The World Science Day Part 1

The World Science Day celebrations were held at College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University on Monday, 10th November 2014. The theme for the day was, ¡®Promoting Quality Science Education: ensuring a sustainable future for all¡¯. The theme is determined by UNESCO General Assembly every year. The event organisers were; College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS) with support from the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO (UNATCOM).

Landslides In Uganda.

Landslides are common in mountainous areas. Mass wasting on the national scale was assessed by combining the following parameters in ArcGIS model builder

Report on Geo-hazards in Uganda

Natural hazards are on the increase at a global scale and Uganda has not been spared either. Since 1990 natural disasters have become more frequent and the most common ones are floods, landslides, droughts, earthquakes/tremors and lightning. This study was aimed at identifying hotspots for natural disasters and also provides more information and recommendations on how they can be reduced.

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