The Uganda Diaspora and other civic society organisations in Netherlands are organising an “International Conference on Uganda” scheduled from 23rd- 26th February 2017 in The Hague, the Netherlands.
The three days’ convention aims at arriving at a consensus on the roadmap for a; United, Decisive Constitutional Reforms, Electoral Reforms, the Peaceful transition of power in Uganda, and vulnerable minorities.
The three days’ convention will bring together stakeholders in the political, social and economic development of Uganda e.g. but not limited to members of the ruling government party, opposition leaders, Members of Parliament (MPs), Representative from Uganda’s: Judiciary, Civic Society Organizations (CSOs), Religious Leaders, Cultural Leaders who form the nexus of Uganda’s peace, stability and development.
In addition, we have invited distinguished international, local and Diaspora based pro-democracy and pro-human rights intelligentsia as well as a representative from International Criminal Court (ICC) European Union (EU) the Dutch government. and Uganda’s strategic development partners.
Under the Conference theme the following shall be the main areas of discussion:
a. The Role and Unity of the pro-democracy and good governance activists (tools of change – drivers of change)
b. Consensus on the benchmarks for sustainable political stability and democracy.
c. Consensus on whether Uganda is a democracy or the country needs political reforms and free and fair elections
d. The Role of Uganda Diaspora Uganda’s in the Political, social and economic development of Uganda Diaspora in the development of democracy and good governance in Uganda with particular emphasis on the Uganda Diaspora Right to vote and direct representatives in the Uganda Parliament.
e. The Ruwenzori Crisis; focusing on prevention of genocide, military conflicts and demilitarising Uganda’s politics once and for all.
f. Uganda’s strategic role to stability in the Great Lakes and IGAAD and Great Regions.
g. The human rights situation in Uganda with particular emphasis on the right to choose leaders in free and fair elections, freedom of assembly and demonstration.
h. Good governance. Zero tolerance for corruption and abuse of public resources and affairs, a sound and steady economic growth with clear agenda.
Your knowledge, experience and expertise in one of the discussions prescribed above will add great value to the objectives of the issue and results convention!
You are free to mention or name which topic in relation to the theme you will prefer to discuss and how much time your presentation take.
We look forward to your confirmation of participation and guidance.
Ø Issuing invitation letters to the delegates.
Ø Coordinating Transportation from the airport to the hotel and the conference venue.
Ø Arranging for your accommodation at a fee while in the Netherlands.
Ø Meals & refreshments at the conference venue.
Ø Remit $ 100 administration fees
Ø Paying for the Visa application fee
Ø Processing your visas
Ø Meeting the cost of air ticket and health insurance while in the Netherlands
The organising committee
The international Convention of Ugandans 23rd- 26th February 2017
Attached is the Convention project overview