Uganda
Region
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2019)
159
Population ( UNFPA, 2019)
45.7 million

Volunteer statistics (ILO)*

Source: ILOSTATS. The data is collected by ILO from national statistical offices. As national statistics on volunteer work are produced using a variety of approaches and tools, direct and cross-country comparisons are not recommended. For more information, visit https://ilostat.ilo.org/topics/volunteer-work/

No data

Measurement work

Data source

  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
    • Time Use Survey
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020

Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering

Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?

No data

Does the country have a national policy, scheme, plan or strategy specific to volunteering?

Yes

Name of specific policy, strategy or plan on volunteering at the national level. Year created Source link What are the relevant SDG areas/crosscutting themes of the policy, plan scheme or strategy?

Uganda Graduate Volunteer Scheme 

2017 No data

Does the country have a sectoral and cross-sectoral policy, scheme, plan or strategy that mentions volunteering?

Yes

Name of specific policy, strategy or plan on volunteering at the national level. Year created Source link What are the relevant SDG areas/crosscutting themes of the policy, plan scheme or strategy?
National Youth Policy 2001 View source

VNR Reporting

Review report on Uganda's readiness for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

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No mention

Voluntary National Review Report on the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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Paragraph 1, page 16

Through the concerted efforts of volunteers, Government, civil society, the private sector and the United Nations, Uganda is seeking to strengthen people’s ownership of the 2030 Agenda.

Paragraph 2, page 33

Early childhood enrolment can be significantly enhanced if Community-based Early Childhood Development centres, normally managed by untrained volunteers, are supported in terms of state funding, the provision of equipment and learning aids, and basic services such as clean water and toilet facilities.

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