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Speech To the AU Executive Council by Hon. Sam K. Kutesa, President-Elect Of The 69th United Nations General Assmebly

Tuesday, 1st July 2014
Speech by Hon. Sam K. Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda to the African Union Executive Council, in his capacity as President-Elect of the 69th United Nations General Assmebly on June 23, 2014

MOFA Bids farewell to the outgoing High Commissioner of South Africa to Uganda

Monday, 23rd June 2014
Monday June 23, 2014, Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted H.E. Jonathan D. Qwelane to a luncheon to bid farewell as he prepares to leave Uganda.  Jonathan has been serving as South African High Commissioner to Uganda for four and a half years, bringing his tour of duty to an end.

Remarks by Hon Okello Oryem at the launch of Ministry's website and two books on Uganda.

Thursday, 19th June 2014
Hon Okello Oryem's speech at the launch of "Uganda and the world: Half a century of Foreign Policy" & "Uganda in the UN Security Council: 2009 – 2010" and Ministry's Website. 

Hon. Sam K. Kutesa meets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, 12th June 2014
On Thursday 12th June 2014,Hon. Sam K. Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, held a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, in Washington, D.C.

Hon. Sam Kutesa Elected as United Nations General Assembly President

Wednesday, 11th June 2014

Hon. Sam K. Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda has today, 11 June, 2014, been unanimously elected by acclamation as President of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Phase II of the IGAD-led South Sudan Peace Talks Adjourn for Twelve \r\nDays

Monday, 19th May 2014
After fruitful deliberation, the third session of Phase II of the 
South Sudan Peace Talks on political dialogue for National Reconciliation and Healing that commenced on April 28, 2014 adjourns today for twelve days.

Uganda and Angola sign two major agreements

Friday, 16th May 2014
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda Hon. Sam Kutesa and his counterpart of the Republic of Angola

40th anniversary of Uganda and Cuba's diplomatic ties.

Friday, 9th May 2014
Uganda and Cuba have, over the past 40 years enjoyed close friendship

Uganda to host Africa Faith Leaders summit

Friday, 9th May 2014
Uganda will host Africa Faith Leaders' Summit on Sustainable Development and Post 2015 Development Agenda scheduled for July 2014 at Imperial Resort Hotel in Entebbe under the theme "Enhancing Faith Communities' Engagement on the post 2015 Development Agenda in the Context of the Rising Africa".

President directs on one-stop investment center as Ugandans in diaspora endorse 5th term bid

Friday, 9th May 2014
President Yoweri Museveni says the problem in Africa is its failure to realize it lags behind other continents and thus need to invest in infrastructure.

The Chairman and President of China EXIM Bank Mr. Li Ruogo visits Uganda

Tuesday, 6th May 2014
The Chairman and President of China EXIM Bank Mr. Li Ruogo, accompanied by a delegation of five technical Staff, is in the country to finalize discussions for the financing the two hydro power projects of Karuma and Isimba.

East African Community moves to expedite Political Federation \r\n

Tuesday, 6th May 2014
The Community has been undertaking consultations in all Partner States on political federation.



The President of the United States held a  welcoming reception on the evening of Tuesday, 19 September 2017, in honour of the Heads of State or Government, Vice-Presidents and Crown Princes or Princesses participating in the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, at 7.00pm at the Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Avenue.


President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today held a meeting with Africa 50 CEO Mr. Alain Ebobisse and Ms. Carole Wamuyu Wainanina the chief Operating Officer at Park Hyatt Hotel in New York, United States of America.


Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello, has called upon the OIC Summit on Science and Technology to increase funding in Science and Technology Research and Development in Universities and Institutions funded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), including Islamic University in Uganda.
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