GENEVA — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that Ambassador Christopher Onyanga Aparr, Uganda’s Head of Mission and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organizations, has died.
Adonia Ayebare, says the Permanent Representative to the UN, Aparr passed on today June 10 in Geneva.
Details of his death are still scanty.
Foreign affairs says he was coordinator of Least Developed Countries from January 2014 to March 2015.
At the UN, the ministry says, he was involved in discussions and formulations of binding Principles and Regulations as applied by affiliated organisations like Human Rights Council, International Telecommunications Union, World Health Organisation, International Labour Organisation, and UNCTAD.
Aparr previously, from 1996 – 2001, served as Ambassador to the Russian Federation and the fifteen (15) Commonwealth of Independent States of the former Soviet Union. In 2003, he was appointed Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, Austria and the Vatican concurrently, but resident in Berlin.
From 2010, Aparr was High Commissioner to Nigeria and other West African States of Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Ghana, and Cameroon.
He previously served as senior government valuer in charge of land and real estate appraisal in the Ministry of Lands