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State of Uganda Population Report (SUPRE) 2020

State of Uganda Population Report (SUPRE) 2020

Each year, the National Population Council in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) produce the The State of Uganda Population Report 2020 and launch it concurrently with the State of World Population Report (SWoP). This occasion provides an opportunity for Ugandans and development partners to take stock of the population and development concerns in the country.

The State of Uganda Population Report (SUPRE) is an annual publication of the National Population Council (NPC), produced since 2001 with the objective of advancing advocacy for population and development by highlighting the issues that impede the achievement of national development and undermine the progress towards achieving quality of life for the people of Uganda. The report also provides options for policy and decision making in relation to population and development matters.

The theme for this year’s State of Uganda Population Report is “Impact of COVID-19 on Population and Development:  Challenges, Opportunities and Preparedness”. The 2020 State of Uganda Population Report underscores the importance of investing in the population amidst the global pandemic. The report outlines a number of strategic recommendations and some of the policy frameworks that Uganda needs to put in place. The SUPRE 2020 report will be launched on Thursday November 26, 2020 at Kampala Sheraton Hotel, Rwenzori Ball room.

Objectives for launch event

The main objective of this event is to highlight the world’s and more specifically Uganda’s population concerns, opportunities, and prospects to the attention of policy makers, politicians, religious leaders, development partners and the public as well.

  • It is also a mechanism through which debates and discussions on population issues can

be enhanced with a view to prioritizing them on the agenda of legislators and leaders at

various levels.

  • Not least of all, the event serves as an appropriate forum for educating the populace on

Population and Development issues.

Participation

To observe COVID-19 SOPs, participation will include selected Members of Parliament, high ranking civil servants, religious and cultural leaders, NGOs, UN representatives in Uganda and the media. Only 50 people are expected to attend the launch event physically, while other partners will be invited to attend online.

Please follow the link below to access the report.

The State of Uganda Population Report 2020

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