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

Refugees to get COVID-19 Vaccination - President Museveni , 11th-March 2021

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has commended the government of Uganda and President Yoweri Museveni for the good and flexible refugee policies that have enabled people from the neighboring countries to take refuge in Uganda and amicably coexist with the hosting communities. 

President Museveni Meets IGAD Executive Secretary , 23rd-February 2021

President Museveni and the  IGAD Executive Secretary discussed matters of mutual interest between Uganda and Ethiopia as well as regional issues.

Irish Ambassador to Uganda Pays Courtesy Call on The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 22nd-February 2021

The Permanent Secretary and his guest discussed matters regarding security in the Eastern and Central Africa region.
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