DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC COOPERATION

The key functions of the Department of International Economic Cooperation are:

  • Strengthening and promoting international economic initiatives which are supportive of Uganda's national interest. 
  • Initiating technical policy recommendations on economic / commercial diplomacy. 
  • Coordinating aspects of Missions related to economic / commercial diplomacy.
  • Promoting partnerships and networks with stakeholders dealing with matters of economic / commercial diplomacy.
  • Coordinating global economic negotiations in taking into account Uganda's national.
  • Promoting rules-based multilateral economic systems.
  • Lobby for international support needed to complement Government efforts in the implementation of agreed global economic outcomes.
  • Lobby positions for placement of Uganda or Ugandans in international economic organisations.

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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