Economic and Commercial Diplomacy

Uganda's Missions remain the lynch pin in promoting the country's Commercial (promotion of Tourism, Trade and Investment.) and Economic Diplomacy (external resource mobilisation and technology transfers).

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has had to ensure that its officers undertake specialized training in trade negotiations, commercial, political and multilateral diplomacy among others to meet this challenge.

Given that Commercial Diplomacy is diplomacy with a commercial twist – diplomacy designed to influence foreign government policy and regulatory decisions that affect global trade and investment. Besides supporting trade negotiations and external resource mobilisation, MOFA and its 32 Missions abroad continue to carry out the various activities to promote Uganda as the best Investment destination, best tourist destination and a source of quality products to the outside markets as well as participating in all negotiations at the World Trade Organisations (WTO), the European Union and other forums.

Highlights

AMBASSADOR RICHARD KABONERO TUMUSIME PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO H.E. JOHN JOSEPH POMBE MAGUFULI, 1st-August 2017

Amb. Richard Kabonero Tumusiime, the new High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda to Tanzania presented his Letters of Credence to H.E. John Joseph Pombe Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzani at State House, Dar-es-Salaam.

HON. OKELLO ORYEM OPENS THE INDUCTION/ORIENTATION FOR THE NEWLY APPOINTED AMBASSADORS, 10th-July 2017

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs/ International Affairs, Hon. Okello Oryem today 10th July 10, 2017 officially opened the induction and orientation program for newly appointed Heads of Missions and their Deputies at the Civil Service College in Jinja.

 

 

OPENING REMARKS BY H.E. YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI ON UGANDA SOLIDARITY SUMMIT ON REFUGEES, 26th-June 2017

I greet you and welcome you to Uganda. We are happy that you decided to hold this big Conference on Refugees here in Uganda.
2017 Ministry of Foreign Affairs