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


Highlights

UGANDA'S PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION HIGH-LEVEL COMMITTEE, 3rd-June 2017

The 71st President of the UN General Assembly, Mr Peter Thomson, on 30th May 2016 appointed Uganda's Permanent Representative, to the UN in New York, Amb Adonia Ayebare, President of the High-Level Committee on South-South Cooperation.

UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN 8TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF HIGH RANKING SECURITY OFFICIALS, ZAVIDOVO, RUSSIA, 30th-May 2017

The 8th International Meeting of High-Ranking Security Officials hosted by Russia in Zavidovo, a national park in Varaksino, Tver region, took place in May 23-25, 2017, reports the Uganda Embassy in Moscow.

MONSIGNOR AUGUSTINE KASUJJA ASSUMES POSITION AS APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN BELGIUM, 23rd-May 2017

Most Reverend Msgr. Augustine Kasujja, a Ugandan has assumed his position as Apostolic Nuncio in Belgium.
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