CABINET DECISIONS MEDIA RELEASE
CABINET DECISIONS TAKEN DURING THE CABINET MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2020 AT STATE HOUSE ENTEBBE.
1.Approved the submission of the Report to the African Union Committee on the Rights and Welfare of the Child and the progress Uganda has made in the implementation of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child that have been adopted by the Government to facilitate and guide the implementation of the child related laws in the area of Civil, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Such as;
(i) the National Strategic Programme Plan of Interventions for Orphans and other Vulnerable Children;
(ii)National Strategy to End Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy;
(iii)The National Action Plan for Child Well-being (2016-2021;
(iv)The Gender in Education Policy (2016), among others.
2.Noted the Status update on the Presidential Initiative on Wealth and Job Creation (Emyooga) and agreed to change the scope after the COVID -19 outbreak to cascade the Apex Emyooga from District to Constituency level.
3.Approved special arrangement for Kampala and Wakiso Districts to set Emyooga around workplaces for some categories/ Enterprises in the Informal Sector such as, Market Vendors, Taxi drivers, among others.