Countries including Uganda have submitted their climate plans to increase their ambition by increasing the scope of their sectoral mitigation targets. As the UN Climate Summit gets closer, its important for Uganda to prepare to take stock take of the different climate actions implemented at national level, identify gaps and measures to address them.

Its based on this background that UNDP in collaboration with the Ministry of Water and Environment’s Climate Change Department is organizing a dialogue to discuss key pertinent issues to enhance Uganda’s ambition to meet its mitigation and adaptation targets, progress made towards the climate change goals in the different sectors e.g. energy, infrastructure, agriculture, the gaps that exist in the implementation of climate actions, financing models and the opportunities for private sector investment.

The topics for discussion shall be aligned with thematic areas at the Climate Summit which include the following;

- Nature based solutions
- Enhancing mitigation commitments in the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) and long-term strategies
- Increasing renewable energy generation and energy efficiency
- Sustainable and resilient infrastructures and cities;
- Sustainable agriculture and forest management;
- Climate finance
- Alignment of Public-private finance to achieve Uganda’s adaptation and mitigation targets;
- Initiatives to engage private sector and non-state actors including gender and youth in the implementation of Uganda’s NDC

Panelists
- Development partner- NDC Partnership, UNCT
- Youth- Victor Ochen, Leah Namugerwa- Young Climate Activist
- CSO- Arthur Bainomugisha
- Government, Ministry of Water and Environment- PS MWE
- Private sector- Roofings- Stuart Mwesigwa, NMG- Tony Glenncloss
- Daniel Benefor – Ghana Environment Protection Agency (EPA), Innovative climate finance

 

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