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

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. 

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