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VP MEETS FINNISH BUSINESS DELEGATION

Tuesday, 29th November 2016
Government is to engage European companies and agencies to facilitate sustainable investment, provide information sharing and broaden trade activities between European countries with Uganda.

GULF AIR TO RESUME ENTEBBE FLIGHTS

Monday, 28th November 2016
The Kingdom of Bahrain and the Government of Uganda have negotiated a deal to return the kingdom's flag-carrier, Gulf Air to promote trade and investment between the two countries

AMB JAMES MUGUME HANDS OVER DIPLOMATIC SERVICE TO AMB PATRICK MUGOYA

Friday, 25th November 2016
Today, November 25th 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs witnessed the hand-over ceremony of the office of the Permanent Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service.

NEW EAC PASSPORT INFORMATION

Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
During 17th ordinary Summit of the East African Community Heads of State Summit in Arusha on 2nd March 2016, the EAC Heads of State launched the new international East African Community e-passport.

REPORT ON THE JOINT FIRST ALERTINE/ITURI MEETING SIGNED AND ADOPTED BY DRC AND UGANDAN OFFICIALS IN NEBBI

Monday, 21st November 2016
The discourse that lasted three days drew up strategies to strengthen coordination mechanisms at District and Provincial levels which were geared providing top line growth for both countries.

DIPLOMATIC COMMUNITY TO HOST THE 2ND ANNUAL DIPLOMATIC BLACK TIE DINNER AND BALL

Thursday, 17th November 2016
The Theme of this year's dinner will be: "Handshake diplomacy: to cooperate rather than to compete".

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.

Highlights

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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