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UN Secretary General Commits to fully support Uganda's Presidency of the UN General Assembly

Friday, 11th April 2014

Hon. Sam K. Kutesa attended a High Level meeting on 9th April, 2014 on the "role of partnerships in the Post-2015 Development Agenda".

Uganda could not stand and watch genocide happen in South Sudan

Monday, 7th April 2014

Minister of State of Foreign Affairs in-charge of International Affairs, Hon Minister Okello Oryem has said that Uganda went to South Sudan to prevent a genocide and crimes against humanity that were about to happen.

Koreans should be given opportunity to find a solution to their own problems

Tuesday, 1st April 2014

Hon Minister Henry Okello Oryem has said that North and South Korea should unite into one country since it is one people and one culture. The Minister made these remarks in a meeting with North Korean Ambassador to Uganda H.E. Jong Thae Yang in his office at MOFA.

Speech by H.E.Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the Second Drought Resilience Summit \r\n

Friday, 28th March 2014
Theme: "Investing Differently to End Drought Emergencies in the IGAD Region"

Declaration of the IGAD Summit of Heads of State and Government

Friday, 28th March 2014
The IGAD of State and Government held their \r\nsecond Summit on "Ending Drought Emergencies in the IGAD Region" on 27th\r\n March 2014

Press Release

Friday, 28th March 2014

The Government of the Republic of Uganda led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa and the delegation of the European Union engage in a Political Dialogue following the Anti Homosexual Act.

H.E. Enock Nkuruho, High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary presents Credentials to the Governor- General of New Zealand.

Wednesday, 26th March 2014
Uganda's\r\nHigh Commissioner to Australia Canberra and also concurrently accredited to New\r\nZealand present's his Credentials to the Governor-General of New Zealand\r\nLieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Materparae.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts a farewell luncheon for the retiring German Ambassador to Uganda

Wednesday, 26th March 2014

At the luncheon to bid farewell to the retiring German Ambassador to Uganda H.E Klaus Dieter Duxmann, the Minister of Foreign Affair, Hon. Sam Kutesa observed that "Germany remains a very important country in Europe for Uganda to deal with in terms of trade, investment and most recently the promotion of tourism".

Phase II of the IGAD-led South Sudan Peace Process resumes in Addis Ababa

Tuesday, 25th March 2014
The Second Session of Phase II of the South Sudan Peace Process that adjourned on 3 March has resumed on 25 March 2014.

Uganda ready to withdraw troops from South Sudan

Tuesday, 18th March 2014

Minister Hon Okello Oryem has said that Uganda will immediately withdraw her troops from South Sudan the moment IGAD brings in a "stabilization Force". Hon Okello revealed this in his office at MOFA while meeting the French Ambassador to Uganda, Her Excellence Aline Kuster-Menager.

First Session of Diplomatic Consultations between Uganda and South Africa

Tuesday, 11th March 2014

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. James Mugume has received Ms. Tselane Mokuena, Chief Director, Department of Foreign Affairs, South Africa, who led a delegation from Pretoria to Uganda.

South Korea respects the Ugandan Anti-Homosexual law – Ambassador Park Jong-Dae

Tuesday, 11th March 2014

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Uganda, H.E. PARK Jong-Dae, has revealed that South Korea will not take any action to Uganda because of the anti-homosexual law because it respects the decision of Ugandans. He said that it is up to Ugandans to decide what is good for them and their decision should be respected

Israel will not condemn the Anti - Homosexuality law - Ambassador Gil Haskel

Tuesday, 4th March 2014

Israeli Ambassador to Uganda Mr. Gil Haskel has revealed that Israel has not joined other countries to condemn the anti-homosexuality law because Israel does not believe in meddling with other countries' internal policies.

Anti-Homosexuality Law - Press Release

Thursday, 27th February 2014

The Minister of Foreign Affairs today met Ambassadors of Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and the US to discuss the Anti-Homosexuality Law recently assented by His Excellency the President.

East Africa single tourist visa launched

Friday, 21st February 2014

His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, Presidentof the Republic of Kenya, launch the East Africa single tourist visa, during the 4th Northern Corridor Integration Project Summit at Speke Resort, Munyonyo in Kampala, 20th February 2014

Highlights

UGANDA'S PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION HIGH-LEVEL COMMITTEE, 3rd-June 2017

The 71st President of the UN General Assembly, Mr Peter Thomson, on 30th May 2016 appointed Uganda's Permanent Representative, to the UN in New York, Amb Adonia Ayebare, President of the High-Level Committee on South-South Cooperation.

UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN 8TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF HIGH RANKING SECURITY OFFICIALS, ZAVIDOVO, RUSSIA, 30th-May 2017

The 8th International Meeting of High-Ranking Security Officials hosted by Russia in Zavidovo, a national park in Varaksino, Tver region, took place in May 23-25, 2017, reports the Uganda Embassy in Moscow.

MONSIGNOR AUGUSTINE KASUJJA ASSUMES POSITION AS APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN BELGIUM, 23rd-May 2017

Most Reverend Msgr. Augustine Kasujja, a Ugandan has assumed his position as Apostolic Nuncio in Belgium.
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