At United Nations Headquarters 69th President of the UN General Assembly and Minister of Foreign Affairs meets with both outgoing and incoming UN Secretaries General Ban Ki Moon and Antonio Guterres after the oath-taking ceremony at the UN in NY.
Hon. Kutesa is in NY to attend the Central Emergency Response Fund fundraising events to drum up more adequate and sustainable support and necessary infrastructure to help Uganda’s fragile economy to effectively handle the refugee situation we are currently dealing with.
Uganda is hosting over 900,000 refugees and asylum seekers , from DRC, Somalia, Burundi and South Sudan, the highest recorded in our long history of offering asylum.
It is expected to top 1 million by year’s end.