Appointments of the Secretary-General

21-23 June 2017

  The Secretary-General will travel to Uganda from 21 until 23 June for the Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees. Uganda is experiencing the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world.

On 22 June, the Secretary-General will visit the Imvepi refugee settlement in Arua district, northern Uganda, which hosts refugees from South Sudan who live side by side with members of the Ugandan host community. 

The following day, he will co-host the Summit with the President of Uganda, H.E. Mr. Yoweri Museveni, and will deliver remarks. The Summit will showcase the Ugandan model of refugee management, protection and social integration and mobilize funding to meet the increasing cost of the humanitarian and long term needs of the growing number of refugees, as well as support for host communities.

The Secretary-General will also meet with President Museveni, as well as with other participating Heads of State and Government.

We expect the Secretary-General back in the office on 27 June.