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THE GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA AND THE UNITED NATIONS WILL JOINTLY HOST A SOLIDARITY CONFERENCE

Sunday, 5th February 2017
Solidarity Conference on Refugees
Uganda's geo-political location exposes it as a sanctuary for many people fleeing from instability that in the region. This influx of refugees from neighbouring countries has an impact on social and economic climate of the host government.  
The president of Uganda, Mr. Yoweri K. Museveni initiated the awareness campaign to the international community at the leadership summit on refugees in September, 2016.

Uganda's Minister of Foreign affairs Hon. Sam Kutesa was invited by the Secretary General , to attend the Conference of the UN Central Emergency Response Fund  (CERF). 

Hon.  Sam Kutesa hosted a side event to highlight the
 need of for a collective effort by the international community in handling the refugee problems .

As a  result of these deliberations, the Uganda government and the UN will jointly host a Solidarity Conference on Refugees in Uganda in March, 2017.

For more information on the mentioned events:-
  1. THE LEADERS SUMMIT ON REFUGEES NEW YORK, 20th September 2016
  2. SIDE EVENT 14 Dec 2016

Source: Aisa Ismail

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