DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY

Head of Department: Ambassador Paul Mukumbya

The Department of Regional Peace and Security handles issues related to regional peace and security and other political issues viz: our immediate neighbours; Great Lakes Region; IGAD; AU and related regional political oganisations; geo-political strategic issues (i.e. oil, Nile, Lake Victoria etc.); terrorism; illegal small arms and light weapons; drugs and human trafficking; etc. 

The key functions of the Department of Regional Peace and Security are: 

  • Pursuing the doctrine of 'regional solutions to regional problems supported by the international community' in the management and resolution of regional conflicts. 
  • Strengthening and promoting preventive diplomacy, peace support and peace building regional initiatives which are consistent with Uganda's national interest.
  • Pursing security architecture on the management, protection and sharing of trans - boundary natural resources. In the pursuit of this, it should promote cooperation in the equitable and sustainable exploitation of shared resources.
  • Promoting a peaceful strategy/mechanism to address border demarcation issues and finalizing protocols with neighboring countries and depositing them with the AU and UN. 
  • Strengthening a coordinated and cooperative mechanism between Ministry and other national security agencies. 
  • Pursuing alternative supply routes including but not limited to securing access to the sea. 
  • Supporting  the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA).
  • Strengthening joint efforts and/or strategies to combat trans-border crimes like terrorism, human trafficking, illicit small arms trade, smuggling, and money laundering. 
  • Involving national, regional and continental Parliaments in conflict resolution processes. 
  • Lobby positions for placement of Uganda or Ugandans in regional political organisations
 

Title

Name

Responsibility

Contacts

Ambassador

Paul Mukumbya

HOD


Minister Counselor


 


 Councilor

 Benon Kayemba

 

 

Third Secretary

 Ngolonsa Evelyne C

 

 

Third Secretary

 Kakama Ivan

 

 

Third Secretary

Muramira Nick

 


Third Secretary

Olga Muzungu

 




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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