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Museveni to receive Global Peace award

President Yoweri Museveni is to receive a Global Peace award at the upcoming Global Peace Leadership conference in Kampala next month.
 
The conference will run from August 1-3, 2018 at the Commonwealth Resort Hotel Munyonyo. Milton Kambula, the president Global Peace Foundation Uganda Chapter and Peace Service ambassador, says they are awarding Museveni for joining the Global conversation for the unification of Korea.
 
"We’re awarding the president because he has joined a global conversation for the unification of South and North Korea. In United Nations in September last year, he challenged world leaders allover that who loses if South and North Korea united. To provide a lasting framework for stability in North Korea, to end a nuclear threat of North Korea. Even President Trump looked at this African man and said hey; you’ve got a vision. Our president is one of those few presidents around the world who think global." Kambula said. 
President Museveni
He says Museveni's display of courage, exemplary democratic and global leadership makes him a perfect candidate for the award. Public Service minister, Muruli Mukasa, says Museveni deserves the award for his contribution to national, regional and global peace.He explains that Museveni has fought against dictatorship since his youthful days.
 
"All the way from the 70s when he was still a young man, up to now he’s still a champion of peace. You can see Uganda participating effectively in peace moves in Sudan for instance, in the DRC, in Somalia, in Central African Republic all the way to areas in West Africa like Liberia and Sierra Leone and elsewhere. So he has credible credentials for championing and struggling for peace." said Muruli.
 
The conference will be held under the theme "Moral and Innovative Leadership (New Models for Sustainable Peace and Development)".
 
Participants will discuss new ways to bring about peace across the globe. The discussion shall include a whole range of issues from civil and political conflicts, economic instability, women empowerment, innovations and youth development among others.
 
The conflict will not discuss the peace process in South Sudan or any specific conflicts. Muruli says at the end the conference participants will issue s peace declaration and adopt an action plan for implementation by different stakeholders.
 
The conference will draw participants including politicians, civil society organisations, religious leaders, youth innovators, women community groups, media, policy makers, and teachers among others.

Expected key speakers include Dr. Amani A. Karume, the former president of Zanzibar, President Yoweri Museveni and the first lady Janet Kataha Museveni, President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Salva Kiir from South Sudan and former Nigerian President Chief Olusegun Mathew Obasanjo among others.

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+1 #21 Akot 2018-07-21 19:53
Quoting Rodger:
Is this a kind of joke? Global Peace Award? he he he he.


Yet,

It's not a joke as they too want their share of tax money from the owner of Uganda, Musevnei!

Why don't Ugandans understand the country belongs to them & they alone have the right/responsibility/power in UNITY, to put in place a working government & give a future to their children?

Why don't Ugandans want to be part of today world?
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+1 #22 Zzungulu zungulu 2018-07-23 11:41
What can i say, ....there are two distinct people in Uganda today, the minute who are directly receiving heavy bonuses/funds (living a lavish lifestyle from favours) as a result of being close-up with the establishment see only peace around them, while the rest who eke out a living and comprise the majority do not see the peace.
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