Sustainable Development Goals Progress Report 2021 for Uganda
Launched in 2015 by the United Nations (UN) Member States, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to end poverty, protect the planet, ensure human prosperity and peace, and strengthen partnerships, with the three underlying core dimensions of growth, inclusiveness, and environmental sustainability. The 17 SDGs demand transformation of the financial, economic, and political systems of UN Member States’ governance structures that guarantee all human rights. Since the declaration of the decade of action in 2020 by the UN Secretary-General, Uganda has made commendable progress in SDG coordination, implementation, monitoring, and reporting. Uganda continues to demonstrate transformative political will coupled with ambitious actions by all stakeholders that have contributed to progress on most of the SDGs.
This report presents the progress in the implementation of the SDGs in Uganda as of the end of 2021. It specifically:
i) Provides a detailed analysis of the SDGs implementation progress as of the end of 2021;
ii) Reviews the progress made on the implementation of the six recommended actions in the 2020 Voluntary National Review Report; and
iii) Brings together the latest data and highlights progress made on SDGs regarding coordination,
implementation, monitoring and reporting at national and local government levels