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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

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

SPEECH DELIVERED BY PRESIDENT YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI AT THE AFRICA NOW CONFERENCE 12TH -13TH MARCH 2019, 12th-March 2019

We first need to understand what is meant by transformation. In the 1960s, economists were talking about growth and development.  Growth was supposed to mean quantitative expansion of the respective sectors e.g. grow more coffee, cotton, etc.  Development was a term that implied some qualitative changes ? propelling the economy and society to a higher level....

UGANADA HANDS OVER 70 EX-23 COMBATANTS TO DRC, 27th-February 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on behalf of Government of the Republic of Uganda on 26th Febuary 2019, facilitated the repatriation of over 70 EX-23 Combatants  and 10 dependants to  the Government of the Republic of the Democratic of Congo. The Ceremony took place at Entebbe International Airport.
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