Today, Uganda's Permanent Representative to Switzerland, Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka paid a courtesy call to the Deputy High Commissioner of Human Rights, Ms. Nada Al- Nashifin Geneva. The discussions centred around issues of mutual interest as Uganda takes up the chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement. The Permanent Representative was accompanied by the Deputy Permanent Representative, Ambassador Arthur Kafeero and Ms Mary Namono Kibera, Counselor and the Missions expert on Human Rights.
Welcome to the Third South Summit
HON BEATRICE ANYWAR, CALLS FOR GLOBAL COOPERATION ON CLIMATE-INDUCED HUMAN MOBILITY
Geneva, Switzerland – 28th November 2023
This morning, Hon. Beatrice Anywar ATIM ODWONG, the Minister of State for Environment, addressed a High-Level Segment titled "Climate Impact on Human Mobility: A Global Call for Solutions", hosted by the International Organization of Migration (IOM) on the sidelines of the 114th Council Meeting in Geneva.
Uganda remains the largest refugee hosting country in Sub-Saharan Africa with more than 1.5 million refugees and asylum-seekers. The Uganda government in partnership with UNHCR continue to provide protection and humanitarian assistance to refugees and support efforts towards a comprehensive refugee response.
UGANDA@ Phnom Penh
The annual Swiss International Tourism Exhibition took place in the beautiful city of Lugano, https://www.myswitzerland.com/en-ch/destinations/lugano from 3-5 November 2023. Uganda featured three Tours and Travels agencies namely; Cheetah Safaris- https://www.cheetahafricasafaris.com; Chrystal Safaris, https://www.crystalsafaris.com & Kikooko Safaris, https://www.kikooko.travel
On 16th October, H. E Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka held a high level meeting at the Swiss Federal Office in Bern. He was accompanied by his deputy, Ambassador Arthur Kafeero and Counsellor Brian Mwesigwa. The discussions with the Director of Africa and the Director of Protocol underscored the importance of strengthening bi-lateral relations between the two countries focusing on;
Uganda’s participation in the IUCN Leader’s Forum
In his Keynote speech, Ambassador Kafeero, referencing the Conference Theme "Her Voice", amplified the celebration of the resounding power of the women's voices in shaping our world, and also in the recognition of the need to harness those voices for positive change. He posed a number of questions in relation to the theme such as: What is "her voice", who are we referring to? Why does she need a voice, who is the agent for this voice, what do we want to elevate in this voice, and how can we do it in the most effective way?