East African Community and Ring States Department
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East African Community and Rings States
Responsible Officer: Head of Department
Objectives: To initiate and coordinate implementation of Foreign Policy decisions relating to East African Community, Ring States, IGAD and the Horn of Africa.
Outputs: Promotion of Bilateral relations between Uganda and countries in the East Africa, Great Lakes and the Horn of Africa.
Responsible for coordinating and liaising with government departments and other Ugandan Institutions on the social, political and economic aspects of Uganda's cooperation with countries of East Africa, Great Lakes and Horn of Africa regions.
It is also responsible coordinating and promoting Uganda's interests in the EAC, IGAD and ICGLR regional blocs.
The department further acts as a link between the ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ugandan missions abroad 0 matters of cooperation and integration within East Africa, Great Lakes and the Horn of Africa regions by providing Missions with timely information that is relevant for effective negotiations and representation of Uganda's interests abroad.