Omulangira Crispin Kiweewa Juunju to grace the Youth Forum at the Uganda Convention in UK

The Prince will be one of the high profile speakers at the 6th Ugandan Convention to be held in London on 10 Sept 2016 at Troxy – London.

 

The biggest Ugandan gathering that attracts over 1500 delegates on the day, will be holding a  Youth forum promote youth inclusion in shaping the future of Uganda and the Diaspora community, to dialogue around issues and challenges in their communities. The Youth Forum will bring together a diversity of young voices: young women and men from various walks of life and tribal affiliations in the Diaspora and from Uganda. These include partners and members youth activists, youth mentors, motivation speakers, young social entrepreneurs, youth bloggers, members of youth NGOs and other civil society organizations.

 

The Youth Forum will run parallel to the main Investment Convention which attracts delegates from around the world, looking for opportunities to interact with experts, professionals, business leaders, and representatives from prominent government, business and investment sectors.

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Uganda – UK Investment Convention – to be held in London on 10 Sept 2016 at Troxy – London– promises to be the most timely and informative Uganda investment conference of the year.

 

The theme for this year is ‘Why Invest in Uganda Now?’. The event will feature a fantastic line up of distinguished Speakers and Panelists from diverse businesses and organizations across East Africa, including Prime Minister of Uganda, Sudhir Ruparelia, Chairman-The Ruparelia Group, Emmanuel Katogole, CEO – Cipla Quality Chemical, Dr. Simon Kagugube,  Lord Popat, Uganda Trade Envoy, Eversto Kayondo, Chairman, KACITA Uganda, Omukama Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I and many more speakers will share how they have taken a regular company from obscurity to massive success.

 

The theme for the Forum could not have been timelier, as Uganda is enduring high economic growth.   Despite the positive growth outlook, Afri­ca still faces an annual funding deficit of $31 billion for electrical power alone, while some donor countries have been falling short of their international commitments. This is an indication of trade and investment opportunities to fill the deficit gap. And given the rapid growth of the Ugandan population—three-quarters of the population are below the age of 30 years—coupled with the fact that the youth are getting better educated through higher access to primary and secondary education, a stronger focus on job creation for this cohort of people cannot be overemphasized.

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The Forum 2016 will therefore highlight key aspects of the following thematic discussion areas:

  • What are the key opportunities available when venturing into this highly lucrative space
  • What strategies, techniques and tools needed to succeed doing business in Uganda
  • The role of Ugandan women in sustainable economic development
  • Bilateral trade arrangements between UK and Uganda
  • Increasing UK’s exports and attracting UK investment into Uganda
  • Agribusiness in Uganda; food security and value addition
  • Youth Entrepreneurship: Uganda’s key to prosperity for all
  • Case studies and challenges doing business in Uganda

 

The focus on these issues will help provide a wider platform for stakeholder participa­tion and emphasize the critical issues in each area.

 

Women and youth entrepreneurship and empowerment will be taken into consideration as cross-cutting issues in the discussion of all the areas mentioned above.

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We encourage you to make the effort and attend the annual event by registering at

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