Rt. Hon. Third Deputy Prime Minister Rukia Nakadama Addresses UN Event on Combating Islamophobia

The Rt. Hon. Third Deputy Prime Minister and Minister without Portfolio delivered a statement at a high level Event of the 68th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in Newyork, USA held on the 15th March, 2024 at UN Headquarters.

She was accompanied by the Minister for Presidency, Hon. Milly Babirye Babalanda and the Hon. the Secretary, Presidential Awards Committee as well as other technical officers among others.

The special high-level Events was in commemoration of the International Day to Combat Islamophobia; the Day underscores the urgency of a collective Mission to confront the alarming rise of this Global trend marked by the rise of racism, racial discrimination; xenophobia and related intolerance.

In her remark she reaffirmed the unwavering commitment of Uganda to fighting Islamaphobia and its support to OIC efforts in combating the phenomenon.

She called upon all States to stand together in solidarity rejecting all policies, statements or practices that seek to discriminates against Muslims or link them to violence.