The UPR is a States-driven mechanism of the UN Human Rights Council which provides an opportunity for all States to give an account of national human rights developments, challenges faced and measures taken to improve the enjoyment of human rights by their citizens.
Ugandans living in the various parts of the world convened in Kampala for a Dialogue on Diaspora Resource Mobilization and Utilization. The Dialogue organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bank of Uganda (BoU) and Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) focused on the theme, 'harnessing Diaspora participation and contribution to Uganda's transformational agenda.'
"I wish on behalf of the people and government of Uganda and on my own behalf to convey our heartfelt condolences and deep sympathies to the bereaved families, the government and the entire people of the Russian Federation."
The three day Annual Ambassadors' Conference commenced on 11th January, 2016 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Theme: Implementation of Ministry's 2nd Strategic Investment Plan towards realization of Vision 2040.