African Union

Responsible officer: Ambassador Nathan Ndoboli Head of Department

Objectives:
  • To achieve greater unity and solidarity between the African countries and the people of Africa
  • To defend the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of its Member States
  • To accelerate the political and social-economic integration of the continent
  • To promote and defend African common positions on issues of interest to the continent and its peoples
  • To encourage international cooperation, taking due account of the charter of the United Nations and the continent
  • To promote democratic principles and institutions popular participation and good governance
  • To promote and protect human and people's rights in accordance with African charter on Human and people's Rights and other relevant human rights instruments
  • To establish the necessary conditions which enable the continent to play its rightful role in the global economy and in international negotiations
  • To promote sustainable development at the economic, social and cultural levels as well as the integration of African economies.
  • To promote cooperation in all fields of human activity to raise the living standards of African peoples
  • To coordinate and harmonize the policies between the existing and future Regional Economic Communities for the gradual attainment of the objectives of the Union
  • To advance the development of the continent by promoting research in all the fields, in particular in science and technology
  • Work with relevant international partners in the eradication of preventable diseases and the promotion of good on the continent
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Title

Name

Responsibility

Contacts

Ambassador

Amb. Ajiko Simon

HOD

Ext  314

Minister Counselor


 

Ext 311

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Secretary

Sarapio Tumwesigye

 


Third Secretary

Birungi

 

dennis.tumukunde@mofa.go.ug

Ext 305


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