Commonwealth youth meeting a big success: Minister Mukwaya

Commonwealth youth meeting a big success:  Minister Mukwaya

The Government of Uganda proudly hosted the historical 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting in Kampala from July 31 to August 4, 2017, says Janat B Mukwaya, the minister for Gender Labour and Social Development. “Youth ministers, youth leaders, youth workers and youth sector stakeholders from across the Commonwealth countries and beyond appreciated Uganda very much […]

Mukwaya, Local Gov’t warn District and Sub county officials over projects monies

Mukwaya, Local Gov’t warn District and Sub county officials over projects monies

Top managers at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development and that of Local Government have resolved to take firm sanctions against District and Sub county officials cited in the defective implementation of Government Programmes. The decision was reached at during a bilateral meeting that was convened by the Gender minister Hon. Janat B. […]

Uganda elected to ILO high table 2017-2020

Uganda elected to ILO high table 2017-2020

Uganda has been overwhelmingly voted to the Governing Body of International Labour Organisation by the 106th International Labour Conference in Geneva for the period 2017-2020. This election follows Uganda’s earlier nomination by the Africa Group at the African Union meeting held in April 2017 in Algiers, Algeria. The Governing Body is the Executive Organ of […]

Safety of Ugandans in Oman critical, Mukwaya tells Sultanate of Oman

Safety of Ugandans in Oman critical, Mukwaya tells Sultanate of Oman

The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Janet B. Mukwaya has met with H.E.  Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Abdullah al-Bakri, the Minister of Manpower of the Sultanate of Oman during which they discussed the creation of new opportunities for migrant workers and ensuring their safety. This was on the sidelines of the ongoing […]

Minister Mukwaya, Pius Bigirimana make Uganda’s cause to ILO states to tackle unemployment, poverty

Minister Mukwaya, Pius Bigirimana make Uganda’s cause to ILO states to tackle unemployment, poverty

The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Janat B. Mukwaya has called on International Labour Organisation (ILO) member states to take “urgent action” against the effects of new global economic trends to avert negative social impacts. Addressing the 106th session of the International LabourOrganisation Conference in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, Mukwaya noted that […]