The National Dialogue, spearheaded by the Inter-religious council of Uganda and the Elders Forum, among others, is designed as a citizen led process that seeks to unite Ugandans to discuss and build consensus on Uganda they want to see for present and future generations.
Addressing the Leader of Opposition, Betty Aol Ochan at his home in Rubaga on Monday, Ssemwogerere noted that Ugandas problem isnt the absence of dialogue but failure to put in place a mechanism of peaceful transfer of power.
Godber Tumushabe, the Associate Director of the Great Lakes Institute for Strategic Studies has welcomed the proposed national dialogue, saying Uganda has had a turbulent history with contested elections and coupes characterized with violence.
Ambassador Kristian Schmidt, the head of the European Union Delegation to Uganda has supported calls for dialogue between President Yoweri Museveni and Dr. Kizza Besigye, the former Forum for Democratic Change FDC party president.
South Sudans perpetual cycles of violence must be tackled once and for all through support for a National Dialogue at next weeks African Union Heads of State and Government Summit, a pan-African coalition has demanded.
Citing numerous attempts calls for dialogue; Besigye says he will not be party to talks called by Museveni, stating that an independent person must be trustworthy and credible and should look at a mechanism to implement solutions.