DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL AFFAIRS

The Department is responsible for foreign policy related international political issues, including political issues under the United Nations, Commonwealth, European Union, Non-Aligned Movement, Organisation of Islamic Conference etc. 

The key functions of the Department of International Political Affairs are:

  • Strengthening and promoting preventive diplomacy, peace support and peace-building international initiatives which are consistent with Uganda's national interest.
  • Initiating technical policy recommendations on issues related to international peace and security. 
  • Coordinating aspects of Missions related to international peace and security.
  • Promoting partnerships and networks with stakeholders dealing with matters of international peace and security.
  • Strengthening a coordinated and cooperative mechanism between Ministry and other national relevant security stakeholders. 
  • Spearheading global political negotiations in taking into account Uganda's national interests i.e. global peace and security, governance, global terrorism and crime.
  • Lobby for international support needed to complement Government efforts in the implementation of agreed global political outcomes.
  • Lobby positions for placement of Uganda or Ugandans in international political organisations

Highlights

UGANDA AND JAPAN STRENGTHEN BILATERAL RELATIONS , 15th-January 2019

H.E Kazuaki KAMEDA, the Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of  Uganda paid a courtesy call on  Amb. Patrick MUGOYA the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 14 / 1 / 2019 at the Ministry Headquarters.

HON. SAM KUTESA MEETS WITH H.E TOLESA SHAGI MOTI, AMBASSADOR OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA TO UGANDA, 12th-January 2019

H.E. Tolesa Shagi MOTI, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia  to the Republic of  Uganda today  paid a courtesy call on Hon. Sam .K. KUTESA,  Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Ministry Headquarters.

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SIGN AN MOU ON COOPERATION ON TRAINING IN DIPLOMATIC, ETIQUETTE, PROTOCOL, AND RELATED MATTERS WITH KINGDOM OF BUGANDA. , 11th-January 2019

 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation on Training in Diplomatic, Etiquette, Protocol and Related matters with Buganda Kingdom at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters   Kampala.
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