Entries by UNAPD

UNAPD gets new board (2014-2017)

A team of nine people have been elected to steer UNAPD to better heights in the next four years following a vote that saw former chairman Arthur Blick re-elected unopposed. Others re-elected unopposed are Elizabeth Kayanga (Vice Chairperson), Ark Goffin Azuma (Treasurer) and Opira Fabiano (Northern Region rep). The General Assembly (G.A.) took place at […]

Discussion with Sven on policy issues of the joint project, “Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Joint Project”

The Presidents of SIA, UNAPD and BISOU in a discussion with Sven on policy issues of the joint project on monday at UNAPD Headquarters.   As the Capacity Building for Sustainable Dev’t Joint Project revolves, its partners i.e SIA, UNAPD and BISOU combine efforts to develop some of the management tools which will guide the […]

Accessibility Improvement Project launched

On 7th May, 2014, UNAPD officially launched the Accessibility Improvement Project funded by DRF at Grand Imperial Hotel. Several stakeholders attended the function and special thanks goes out to all those who spared their valuable time to witness the occasion. The main aim of this project hinges on efforts to raise awareness about the Building […]

Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Project-CBSDP Launch

Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Project-CBSDP was officially launched on the 16th June 2014 at Hotel Africana. The four year partnership Project (2014 – 2017) is being implemented by 4 organisations namely UNAPD, BISOU, SIA and UPC and will cover 16 districts of Uganda The project address several concerns for PWDs including access to schools […]

Commemoration of the Day of the African Child (DAC) 16th June 2014

As Uganda joins the rest of Africa to commemorate the Day of the African Child (DAC) on 16th June every year, Uganda National Action on Physical Disability (UNAPD) enhances her campaign on raising awareness on equal rights, opportunities of Children with Disabilities (CWDs) to access primary or elementary education. African children include those with disabilities […]


Training Advisor Capacity Building for Sustainable Development Project is a 4year (2014-2017)joint project being implemented by partners namely; Uganda National Action on Physical Disability (UNAPD), Spinal Injury Association of Uganda (SIA), Uganda National Paralympics Committee (UPC) and Brian Support Organization of Uganda (BISOU). One of its components is a joint training program for Organizational Development. The project […]

UN awards UNAPD’s Accessibility Standards

The National Accessibility Standards developed by UNAPD have won a United Nations award; the Innovative Policy 2014. Below is a press statement from the UN: Kampala/Geneva/Vienna, 27th February 2014: Uganda’s “Mandatory Accessibility Standards” were today awarded the title “Innovative Policy 2014”at the United Nations Office at Vienna. The policy was highlighted at an international summit […]

The Building Control Act, 2013

The building control act, 2013 an Act to consolidate, harmonise and amend the law relating to the erection of buildings; to provide for building standards; to establish a National Building Review Board and Building Committees; to promote and ensure planned, decent and safe building structures that are developed in harmony with the environment; and for […]