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 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.


Highlights

EGYPT'S FATTAH AL-SISI FOR ONE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO UGANDA, 17th-December 2016

The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be in Uganda on a one-day official visit at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni.

H.E. PETER WEST PRESENTS CREDENTIALS, 13th-December 2016

H.E. Peter West, United Kingdom High Commissioner to Uganda Presented his Credentials to H.E. Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda on 12th December 2016 at State House Entebbe.

H.E. ZHENG ZHUQUIANG PRESENTS CREDENTIALS, 12th-December 2016

H.E. Zheng Zhuquiang, the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Uganda Presented his Credentials to H.E. Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda on 12th December 2016 at State House Entebbe.
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