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High Level Dialogue on Financing Sustainable Development

Tuesday, 11th August 2015
On 20 July, 2015, Uganda was the first country to locally discuss Financing for Development and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, which was adopted on 16 July at the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development.

Joint Communiqué Issued During the State Visit by H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya

Tuesday, 11th August 2015
At the invitation of H. E. Yoweri Museveni, H. E Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya paid a State Visit to Uganda.

Uganda Has the Best Refugee Laws in the World – Dr. Uchenna Emelonye

Thursday, 6th August 2015
The new Country Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Uganda, Dr. Uchenna Emelonye, has said that Uganda's refugee regulations are the best in the world. 

President of the UN General Assembly H.E. Sam Kahamba Kutesa makes First Official Visit to China

Monday, 3rd August 2015
On the occasion of his official visit to China, General Assembly President Sam Kutesa meets with Vice President Li Yuanchao

President Museveni Hails Zambia for Helping Uganda in Liberation Struggle

Friday, 24th July 2015
H.E. Yoweri K. Museveni has said that the cooperation between Uganda and Zambia roots far back when Mzee Kenneth Kaunda, former President of Zambia, helped Uganda to throw out the dictatorship of Idi Amin.

Ugandans in Nordic Region to Meet Jennifer Musisi and Launch Beef Processing Project

Wednesday, 22nd July 2015
The Uganda Nordic Diaspora Investment Initiative (UNDII) will host the ED, KCCA Ms. Jennifer Musisi at a one day pro development conference to be held in Gothenburg, Sweden on 29th August 2015. The theme of the conference is "KCCA and Diaspora Synergies for Sustainable City Development".
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Lower Interest Rate on Loans to Commercialize Agriculture – H.E. Sam Kutesa

Monday, 20th July 2015
The President of UN General Assembly H.E. Sam Kutesa has advised that Uganda should make loans affordable for the private sector to invest in agriculture as a means of financing SDGs.

President Museveni Says Burundi Leaders Agree Unconditionally and Expeditiously to Continue With Negotiations

Thursday, 16th July 2015
The Government of Burundi, opposition political party leaders and civil society organizations have all agreed to continue with the negotiations.

Uganda Signs Three Memoranda with Ethiopia at 2nd Ethio - Uganda JMC

Wednesday, 15th July 2015
The 2nd Ethio - Uganda Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 2nd - 4th July 2015.

President Museveni In Burundi on Mediation Mission

Wednesday, 15th July 2015
President Yoweri Museveni is in the Burundian Capital Bujumbura on a two day working visit to mediate in the political impasse between the Government, opposition political parties and other stakeholders.

The U.S. Mission Celebrates the 239th Independence Day

Friday, 3rd July 2015
On Thursday, 2 July 2015; The US Embassy - Kampala celebrated the 239th anniversary of the independence of the United States of America.
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Zambia Ready to Host 4th Session of Joint Permanent Commission

Wednesday, 1st July 2015
Hon. Harry Kalaba, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Zambia has pledged to rejuvenate the Joint Permanent Commission (JPC) between Uganda and Zambia.

Government of National Unity for Libya Expected Before the End of Ramadan

Tuesday, 30th June 2015
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Libya who is visiting Uganda has revealed that a government of national unity is expected to be in place before the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

First National Post 2015 Briefing in Uganda

Thursday, 25th June 2015

Uganda was selected by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to pilot the first Post 2015 Briefing under the Secretary General's Initiative to inform key planners and thought leaders about the Post 2015 process.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Joins others to celebrate African day of Public Service

Wednesday, 24th June 2015
The African day of Public Service was celebrated at Independence Memorial grounds Kololo...


Presentation of Credentials by the Honorary Consul of the State of Israel, 16th-June 2020

The Minister of State for International Cooperation, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello received credentials from the Honorary Consul of the State of Israel.

Hon. Sam Kutesa's Statement to Parliament on Ugandans Stranded Abroad Due to Airport and Border Closures Following the Outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic, 2nd-June 2020

Today, 2nd June 2020, Honourable Sam Kutesa addressed Parliament on the Situation of Ugandans Stranded Abroad due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Vacancies for Directors at the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, 1st-June 2020

Positions of Directors for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat in Accra, Ghana, have been published on the Website of the African Union
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