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Responsible Officer: Head of Department

Objectives: To initiate and coordinate implementation of Foreign Policy decisions relating to East African Community, Ring States, IGAD and the Horn of Africa.

Outputs: Promotion of Bilateral relations between Uganda and countries in the East Africa, Great Lakes and the Horn of Africa.

Responsible for coordinating and liaising with government departments and other Ugandan Institutions on the social, political and economic aspects of Uganda's cooperation with countries of East Africa, Great Lakes and Horn of Africa regions.

It is also responsible coordinating and promoting Uganda's interests in the EAC, IGAD and ICGLR regional blocs.

The department further acts as a link between the ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ugandan missions abroad matters of cooperation and integration within East Africa, Great Lakes and the Horn of Africa regions by providing Missions with timely information that is relevant for effective negotiations and representation of Uganda's interests abroad.


Highlights

Ugandan Tour Operators at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019, 15th-April 2019

Today, the 11th April 2019,  the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) officials, led by Ms. Lilly Ajarova (UTB CEO), including Ms. Edith Kateme Kasajja (UTB Board Member), Ms. Dorcas Namajja (UTB Marketing Officer), and Mr. Daniel Irunga (UTB Marketing Officer), led a group of  Ugandan Tour Operators to the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 in Cape Town - South Africa.

UGANDA AND KENYA HOLD 1ST JOINT PERMANENT COMMISSION , 21ST -25TH MARCH 2019 NAIROBI, 22nd-March 2019

Today witnessed a momentous occasion  in which Uganda and Kenya held the first session of the Joint Permanent Commission in Nairobi - Kenya. The Agreement establishing the Joint Permanent Commission (JPC) was signed on 16th  November 1993, which is approximately 26 years ago. 

STATEMENT ON THE ALLEGED CLOSURE OF THE UGANDA BORDER WITH RWANDA, 14th-March 2019

Uganda wishes to refute allegations that it closed its borders with Rwanda. Since 28th February 2019 when the Government of Rwanda issued an advisory against travel of its nationals to Uganda, flow of traffic from Uganda to Rwanda has been continuing normally as detailed below
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