Ugandans in Europe to Connect With Those Back Home Through the Uganda Europe Convention

The Uganda Europe Convention is a social network of Ugandans living on the European continent and those living in Uganda. It aims to bring together all stakeholders, to enhance the lives of Ugandans on both sides of the continental divide.

This was revealed during a meeting between Senior Presidential Presidential Advisor on Diaspora Affairs, Ambassador Abbey Walusimbi, and Founder of the Uganda Europe Convention, Mr. Juuko Paul Kingsley, in Kampala.

Mr. Juuko briefed the Ambassador about his upcoming event, the Uganda Europe Convention 2023, which will run from December 5-9, 2023, at AC Palacio Hotel in Malaga, Spain.

The inaugural event will run under the theme: “Enhancing Entrepreneurship and Innovation.”

In his words, the Chief organizer said the purpose of the Uganda Europe Convention is to connect Ugandans in Europe and those back home, aiming to unite stakeholders for the sake of bettering the lives of Ugandans, on both sides of the continental divide.

In addition, Mr. Juuko noted that it’s a way to explore a renewed commitment to building stronger Uganda-Europe business, investment, and trade ties.

The event will also recognize young Ugandan entrepreneurs and innovators from different European countries, who are making a difference and improving the lives of Ugandans on both sides of the geographic divide.

In his remarks, Ambassador Walusimbi appreciated the idea of connecting Ugandans in Europe to those back home, highlighting that it will be a networking opportunity to exchange experiences. He also assured that the government through the Office of the President/Diaspora Affairs will fully support the drive, to unite Ugandans in European countries, bolster business cooperation, and offer possible solutions to challenges facing Ugandans overseas.