Uganda’s UN permanent representative Dies in Geneva

Uganda’s UN permanent representative Dies in Geneva

GENEVA- United Nations Organization Uganda’s representative in Geneva, Christopher Onyanga Aparr is dead.

Onyanga died Wednesday morning June 10th 2020 in Geneva, according to a privy source in Uganda’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The source could not independently verify the cause of his death and promised us that the office will soon release a statement about his death.

Onyanga was appointed in 2013 and assumed the role of Coordinator of LDC countries from January 2014 to March 2015.

By the time of his death, Onyanga was involved in discussions and formulations of binding principles and regulations as applied by affiliated organizations.

Onyanga had also represented Uganda as ambassador to Russia, Germany, Austria, and the Vatican.

Other countries he’s represented Uganda to are Nigeria, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Ghana, and Cameroon, amongst others.

In Uganda, he held various positions, including as board director of Transocean (Uganda) Limited, in charge of transportation, freight and clearing of goods and services.

Christopher Onyanga also held the position of principal national housing officer in the National Housing and Construction Corporation, carrying out construction and management of housing estates to increase housing stock in the country.

In this capacity, he handled a number of housing projects in the country, amongst others, to enable the citizens to own personal landed-properties.