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Uganda Convention UK’s vision is to harness the tremendous skills, expertise and knowledgebase of the Ugandan Diaspora with a view to promote socio-economic and infrastructural development back in Uganda. Uganda Convention provide a platform for exchanges of views and networking to Ugandan Diasporas on matters of common interest and concern to them. Also help the Government of Uganda to better understand and appreciate the expectations of Ugandan Diasporas community from the land of their ancestors and more importantly, acknowledge the important role played by them in Uganda’s efforts to acquire its rightful place in the comity of nations.
Promote the exchange of information, research and expertise and encourage new business interaction and relationships
To mobilize the Ugandan Diasporas to transfer knowledge, skills and technologies to Uganda to promote socio-economic and infrastructural development
Identify potential opportunties in Uganda and mobilise Ugandans in the Diaspora to invest back home and increase the role of Ugandan Diaspora in Uganda’s development
Seek investment opportunities in public and private organizations within Uganda, the United Kingdom and Europe and inform Ugandans in the Diaspora
Utilize the intellectual and financial capital of the Diaspora for the purpose of improving the livelihood of all Ugandans
Raise awareness of financial services available for small to medium sized businesses in Uganda and the United Kingdom
Lobby and influence the Ugandan government to tap into the “vast expertise” of Ugandan professionals in Europe, to hasten Uganda’s socio-economic development
Encourage Ugandans in the Diaspora to promote a positive image of their nation
Mentor Ugandan youths in the Diaspora to instil in them a sense of nationalism and become responsible citizens
Create awareness of scholarship programs designed for the development of Uganda
Inspire and encourage a unity among Ugandans in Europe
Increase remittances inflows through targeted investment products for Diasporans
Reverse the concept of brain drain to brain gain by tapping into the huge pool of Ugandan professionals
Encourage investments in the key sectors, i.e. education, health, housing, sports, tourism and many more
Work in partnership with the Uganda government to set up major development strategies
Mobilize the Ugandan business communities in the Diaspora for investment and trade in Uganda
Exhibit and celebrate the rich diversity of their cultural heritage and encourage Ugandans to be more active as ambassadors for Uganda’s culture — food, clothes, social life etc
Uganda has a wealth of talent in an ever-improving education market, vast natural resources, massive energy producing capabilities, expanding tourism and hospitality services and opportunities to improve infrastructures and construction projects. Africans need to recognise their wealth of potential and work towards attaining self-sufficiency and regaining control of their destiny!