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Uganda National Victim Assistance Dialogue

 

In the context of the European Union Council Decision 2017/1428, the European Union will support Uganda carrying out a national victim assistance workshop 10-11 October 2018 at the Speke Munyoyo in Kampala. 

Uganda, is one of 29 States Parties which has reported having responsibility for significant numbers of landmine survivors

With support of the European Union and in partnership with stakeholders, Uganda will seek to kick-start the review of its National Policy on Disability to align it with obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and victim assistance requirements under the Convention's Maputo Action Plan.

The two-day workshop will count with the participation of relevant Ugandan authorities, national and international stakeholders including donors, victim assistance experts as well as international and non-governmental organisations.