Next Media and UNDP Join Forces to Advance Uganda’s Development Agenda

Next Media Group CEO Kin Kariisa and UNDP Resident Representative Elsie Attafuah

Next Media and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have formalized a partnership through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at advancing Uganda’s development goals. The collaboration between Next Media and UNDP will focus on various areas, including the promotion of sustainable development goals, advocacy for climate change initiatives, content creation, and support for programs targeting youth and women.

The MoU signing ceremony, attended by Next Media Group CEO Kin Kariisa and UNDP Resident Representative Elsie Attafuah, marks a significant step in establishing a collaborative relationship that aims to contribute to Uganda’s development agenda. Next Media’s Deputy Group CEO, Joe Kigozi, expressed appreciation for the achievements made through the partnership and commended UNDP’s leadership under Elsie.

The two-year partnership is designed to enhance information and communication flows in Uganda, foster content creation, and provide support to initiatives benefiting women and youth, aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The collaboration builds on the previous joint efforts of the two entities, which included projects such as the UNDP KOICA Project, UNDP Nakapiripirit Project, UNDP Owino Project, and UNDP Makerere Project, all contributing to the country’s development and capacity-building efforts.

This partnership highlights the commitment of both Next Media and UNDP to leveraging their respective strengths and resources for the greater good, emphasizing the importance of media engagement and development-focused initiatives in Uganda.