Parliament

A parliament is a legislative and elected body of government which represents the electorate, makes laws, and overseeing the government via hearings and inquiries. The Ugandan parliament is comprised of more than 400 elected members who represent different areas and entities for the streamlined functions as stated in the national constitution of the country.

Uganda’s parliament should act as a key institution in influencing the shape and content of the country’s financial and development agenda through legislation and influencing policy. In its core mandate, which revolves legislation, policy oversight and budget approval, the Parliament should be the center in the growth and development of the country through passing of necessary relevant laws and policies and employing the force of the community in the execution of such laws and policies to aid national development.

Parliament of Uganda commits to effectively engage its constituents on the 2030 Agenda for sustainable Development to contribute to their knowledge about ownership of the objectives and purpose of the Agenda.