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UGANDA KICKS OFF GREAT START AT THE WTM TRAVEL SHOW IN LONDON, UK

Monday, 14th November 2016
Uganda's participation at the WTM, one of the world's largest tourism trade expos, took off to a steady start at the annual World Travel Market (WTM) in London on Monday this week.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI CONGRATULATES PRESIDENT - ELECT DONALD TRUMP

Thursday, 10th November 2016
"I look forward to working with him"

STATEMENT BY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AT UN DAY EVENT - MONDAY 24TH OCTOBER

Monday, 7th November 2016
Hon Kutesa acknowledged the commendable efforts made by Uganda in integrating 76% of the SDGs in the Second National Development Plan. 

IGAD MEMBER STATES EXPERTS AND OFFICIALS MEET IN VIEW OF IGAD 1ST MINISTERIAL MEETING ON MIGRATION

Monday, 7th November 2016
The participants to the 5th Meeting of the IGAD RMCC are Heads of Immigration, Heads of Labor, and Chairpersons of National Coordination Mechanisms from the IGAD Member States as well as IGAD Focal Points from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and representatives of the IGAD Secretariat.

UGANDA PRESENTS HER HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT AT THE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW CONFERENCE

Thursday, 3rd November 2016
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a periodic review of the human rights records of all 193 UN Member States.

STATEMENT BY HON SAM K. KUTESA, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AT THE WORKING GROUP OF UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Thursday, 3rd November 2016
The UPR is a States-driven mechanism of the UN Human Rights Council which provides an opportunity for all States to give an account of national human rights developments, challenges faced and measures taken to improve the enjoyment of human rights by their citizens.  

IGAD MIGRATION POLICY DIALOGUE

Monday, 31st October 2016

UGANDA IS SET TO SIGN BILATERAL AGREEMENTS WITH COUNTRIES THAT IMPORT LABOR FROM UGANDA

Thursday, 27th October 2016
In a bid to control human trafficking and protect Ugandans in Diaspora, Uganda is set to sign bilateral agreements with countries that take Ugandans such as Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Oman.

PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS

Friday, 21st October 2016
On Friday 21 October, 2016, the Ambassadors-designate of France, Netherlands, Sweden, Hungary, Austria and Bangladesh presented their Credentials to H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda at State House Entebbe.

AMBASSADOR JAMES MUGUME IN SOUTH KOREA FOLLOWING UP ON ISSUES AFTER PRESIDENT PAK'S VISIT TO UGANDA.

Thursday, 20th October 2016
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Visited South Korea to follow up on issues after President Pak's visit to Uganda.

MASAMBU ELECTED ITSO CHIEF

Thursday, 20th October 2016
Ugandan national Eng. Patrick Francis Masambu has been elected Director General for International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO).

UGANDA CONSUL - GENERAL PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO KENYA MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AMINA MOHAMAD

Friday, 14th October 2016
Mr. Phillip Katureebe Tayebwa on Monday October 10th 2016 presented his letters of credence, appointing him Consul-General of the Republic of Uganda in the Republic of Kenya, to Dr Amina Mohamad Foreign Minister of Kenya. 

Highlights

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.

UGANDAN COMPANIES EXHIBIT IN RIMINI, ITALY MACFRUT 2017, 16th-May 2017

Seven Ugandan companies have participated in the 34th Edition of MACFRUT 2017, in Rimini, Italy, where they showcased some horticultural commodities including cayenne pepper, red pepper, ginger and green beans from 10th-12th May 2017.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI ON BURUNDI, "WE SHOULD NEVER NEGLECT ANY OPPORTUNITY FOR DIALOGUE", 13th-May 2017

President Yoweri Museveni has said he will highlight the issue of a joint move to Burundi by the lead facilitator and mediator in an effort to urge all stakeholders to engage in dialogue, to the EAC heads of state at the upcoming summit.
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