The Diasporas all over the world have been recognized for their massive contribution to the socio-economic development of their countries of origin. The African Union designated the African Diasporas as the 6th region of Africa and it is no longer possible for any country to ignore the massive capital that Diasporas have. This capital comes in various forms that include:
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. The Convention also helps 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.