The Government of Uganda and the United Nations in Uganda, in partnership with the Youth Coalition for SDGs have commemorated the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations' existence. The Prime Minister of Uganda, Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda presided over the launch, alongside the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello, the UN Resident Coordinator H.E. Rosa Malango, Heads of UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes, Government of Uganda Officials, Development Partners and other stakeholders.
During this celebration, initial selected winners of the One Million Youth SDGs Solutions Innovation Challenge were recognized. Some of these selected participants are listed here.
Also, please watch an important video by members of the Youth Coalition for SDGs in Uganda here - "The Future We Want".
The United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary at a time of great challenge, including the worst global health crisis in its history. Will it bring the world closer together? The youth have a major role to play in how the future plays out. Your views can make a difference. Join the conversation. Share your thoughts: https://un75.online/?lang=eng
Many youth from across the country have already registered their solutions in development areas that make a difference to Uganda and help create the future we want. It's exciting! We hope to see many more. We must work together to transform our world! Please continue to enter your solutions here: http://www.bit.ly/3aAGXo8 and let's raise one million solutions to transform Uganda.
The One Million Youth SDGs Solutions Innovation Challenge invites youth to participate in online dialogues. The dialogues will take place on the various online platforms, as well as television and radio stations across the country, as the COVID-19 pandemic situation evolves. The dialogues are aimed at engaging Uganda's young people in discussions on their stake in the country, calling to attention the leaders, influencers, private sector and all other stakeholders.
The One Million Youth SDGs Solutions Innovation Challenge aims to identify and mobilize youth with solutions that are changing lives in order to accelerate the achievement of the SDGs. Youth from all regions are invited to submit in their applications at
Due to COVID-19 movement restrictions, the exhibitions will be online through our various sites, social media platforms and local television channels. You will receive directions on the steps to take part as soon as you submit the form.