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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. 

UGANDA UPS TOURISM PROMOTIONS AT MAGICAL KENYA EXPO 2016

Thursday, 13th October 2016
Uganda has taken destination promotion and marketing to the next level at East Africa's largest travel expo, Magical Kenya Tourism Expo 2016 that is running in Nairobi, Kenya. Last year Uganda went away with best exhibitor award in a new show of marketing verve.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI HAILS SUDAN ON HISTORIC DIALOGUE, PACT

Tuesday, 11th October 2016
President Museveni has congratulated the people of Sudan upon conclusion of a historic national dialogue that places the country on a new political path.

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PRESIDENT MUSEVENI HOSTED BY POTUS, 20th-September 2017

The President of the United States held a  welcoming reception on the evening of Tuesday, 19 September 2017, in honour of the Heads of State or Government, Vice-Presidents and Crown Princes or Princesses participating in the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, at 7.00pm at the Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Avenue.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, AFRICA 50 DISCUSS INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT, 17th-September 2017

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today held a meeting with Africa 50 CEO Mr. Alain Ebobisse and Ms. Carole Wamuyu Wainanina the chief Operating Officer at Park Hyatt Hotel in New York, United States of America.

HON. OKELLO ADDRESSES FIRST SUMMIT OF THE ORGANISATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY., 13th-September 2017

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello, has called upon the OIC Summit on Science and Technology to increase funding in Science and Technology Research and Development in Universities and Institutions funded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), including Islamic University in Uganda.
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