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REPORT ON THE JOINT FIRST ALERTINE/ITURI MEETING SIGNED AND ADOPTED BY DRC AND UGANDAN OFFICIALS IN NEBBI

Monday, 21st November 2016
The discourse that lasted three days drew up strategies to strengthen coordination mechanisms at District and Provincial levels which were geared providing top line growth for both countries.

DIPLOMATIC COMMUNITY TO HOST THE 2ND ANNUAL DIPLOMATIC BLACK TIE DINNER AND BALL

Thursday, 17th November 2016
The Theme of this year's dinner will be: "Handshake diplomacy: to cooperate rather than to compete".

UGANDA KICKS OFF GREAT START AT THE WTM TRAVEL SHOW IN LONDON, UK

Monday, 14th November 2016
Uganda's participation at the WTM, one of the world's largest tourism trade expos, took off to a steady start at the annual World Travel Market (WTM) in London on Monday this week.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI CONGRATULATES PRESIDENT - ELECT DONALD TRUMP

Thursday, 10th November 2016
"I look forward to working with him"

STATEMENT BY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AT UN DAY EVENT - MONDAY 24TH OCTOBER

Monday, 7th November 2016
Hon Kutesa acknowledged the commendable efforts made by Uganda in integrating 76% of the SDGs in the Second National Development Plan. 

IGAD MEMBER STATES EXPERTS AND OFFICIALS MEET IN VIEW OF IGAD 1ST MINISTERIAL MEETING ON MIGRATION

Monday, 7th November 2016
The participants to the 5th Meeting of the IGAD RMCC are Heads of Immigration, Heads of Labor, and Chairpersons of National Coordination Mechanisms from the IGAD Member States as well as IGAD Focal Points from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and representatives of the IGAD Secretariat.

UGANDA PRESENTS HER HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT AT THE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW CONFERENCE

Thursday, 3rd November 2016
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a periodic review of the human rights records of all 193 UN Member States.

STATEMENT BY HON SAM K. KUTESA, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AT THE WORKING GROUP OF UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Thursday, 3rd November 2016
The UPR is a States-driven mechanism of the UN Human Rights Council which provides an opportunity for all States to give an account of national human rights developments, challenges faced and measures taken to improve the enjoyment of human rights by their citizens.  

IGAD MIGRATION POLICY DIALOGUE

Monday, 31st October 2016

UGANDA IS SET TO SIGN BILATERAL AGREEMENTS WITH COUNTRIES THAT IMPORT LABOR FROM UGANDA

Thursday, 27th October 2016
In a bid to control human trafficking and protect Ugandans in Diaspora, Uganda is set to sign bilateral agreements with countries that take Ugandans such as Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Oman.

PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS

Friday, 21st October 2016
On Friday 21 October, 2016, the Ambassadors-designate of France, Netherlands, Sweden, Hungary, Austria and Bangladesh presented their Credentials to H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda at State House Entebbe.

AMBASSADOR JAMES MUGUME IN SOUTH KOREA FOLLOWING UP ON ISSUES AFTER PRESIDENT PAK'S VISIT TO UGANDA.

Thursday, 20th October 2016
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Visited South Korea to follow up on issues after President Pak's visit to Uganda.

MASAMBU ELECTED ITSO CHIEF

Thursday, 20th October 2016
Ugandan national Eng. Patrick Francis Masambu has been elected Director General for International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO).

Highlights

AMBASSADOR BLAAK MEETS WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY OFFILCIALS, 18th-January 2018

Today 18th January 2018 Amb Blaak, Brussels had a meeting in the Netherlands with Wageningen university officials to brainstorm on developing a programme to combat the "false coddling moth", which is rampant in roses and capsicum exported into the EU and causes many consignments to be rejected as being non compliant with EU phytosanitary standards.

INCOMING ZAMBIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER DESIGNATE TO UGANDA PRESENTS COPIES OF CREDENTIALS TO STATE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 17th-January 2018

Amb. Benson Chali expressed his pleasure at the new post appreciating the tremendous support the Government of Uganda had extended to his predecessor.

INCOMING FINLAND AMBASSADOR TO UGANDA PRESENTS COPIES OF CREDENTIALS TO STATE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 17th-January 2018

Ambassador Fernandez Tarja Ovvokki the new Finland Ambassador to Uganda presented her working copies of credentials to the Minister of State for Foreign affairs Hon. Okello Oryem at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala on the 17 January 2018.
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