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Gatwal Augustine Gatkuoth is a South Sudanese refugee in Uganda. He is a founding member of the Upper Nile Institute of Public Health and Young Adult Empowerment Initiative.

Gatwal Augustine Gatkuoth (M.B.Ch.B.) is a South Sudanese refugee in Uganda. He is a founding member of the Upper Nile Institute of Public Health and Young Adult Empowerment Initiative. He is also a 2017 fellow of the US Institute of Peace, a 2019 Obama Foundation African leader, and the recipient of the 2018 Peace Direct’s Tomorrow Peacebuilders’ Award. In April 2020 Gatkuoth briefed the UN Security Council on Resolutions 2250 and 2419, Youth, Peace and Security (YPS), alongside the UN Secretary-General and Secretary-General Envoy on Youth as part of his continued advocacy work on YPS both at the grassroots and international levels. Gatkuoth wrote a number of electronic publications on refugees and peacebuilding.