DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC COOPERATION

The key functions of the Department of International Economic Cooperation are:

  • Strengthening and promoting international economic initiatives which are supportive of Uganda's national interest. 
  • Initiating technical policy recommendations on economic / commercial diplomacy. 
  • Coordinating aspects of Missions related to economic / commercial diplomacy.
  • Promoting partnerships and networks with stakeholders dealing with matters of economic / commercial diplomacy.
  • Coordinating global economic negotiations in taking into account Uganda's national.
  • Promoting rules-based multilateral economic systems.
  • Lobby for international support needed to complement Government efforts in the implementation of agreed global economic outcomes.
  • Lobby positions for placement of Uganda or Ugandans in international economic organisations.

Highlights

Hon. Sam Kutesa Hands Over Office to Hon. Gen. Al-Haji Abubaker Odongo Jeje , 22nd-June 2022

Hon. Sam KUTESA, the outgoing Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda this afternoon officially handed over office to Hon. Gen. Al-Haji Abubaker ODONGO JEJE  the incoming Minister.

Eastern Africa's Regional Intelligence Unit Celebrates 3rd Anniversary, 24th-May 2021

Uganda is host to the Headquarters of the Eastern Africa Fusion and Liaison Unit (EA-FLU)-a regional body whose mandate is to support and facilitate regional cooperation initiatives to curb terrorism and other transnational threats posed by organized criminals.

Use Petroleum to Strengthen Regions Infinite Resources for Jobs and Wealth - President Museveni, 20th-May 2021

The President was today speaking shortly after witnessing the signing of the Host Government Agreement between the government of Tanzania and the oil companies going to undertake the construction of the oil pipeline from the oil fields in Hoima in Uganda to the Indian sea port of Tanga in Tanzania
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