Uganda’s Prime Minister Launches Kampala Declaration at COP28 Aimed to Address Climate Challenges

KAMPALA (UG)-Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has revealed that 32 countries have already signed to join the Kampala Declaration that calls for urgent action on climate change.

The Kampala Ministerial Declaration on Migration, Environment, and Climate Change seeks to combat climate change and environmental challenges that are causing Africans to move, and was made during the Conference of States held from August 23-25 hosted by Kenya and Uganda.The declaration outlines concerns relating to the effects of climate change on human mobility and calls for increased investment in climate action.

At a side event at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Nabbanja launched the Kampala Ministerial Declaration on Migration, Environment and Climate Change, noting that the declaration will also ignite a sense of collective responsibility and effort to address the human mobility challenges on the African continent.

Nabbanja who delivered remarks from President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the event on Saturday, also invited world leaders to take part in the Non-Aligned Movement and G77 + China summits Uganda will host next month.