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

GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE OIL REFINERY IN KABAALE - HOIMA DISTRICT., 11th-April 2018

The Uganda Government has, through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development together with the Uganda National Oil Company, today entered into the Project Framework Agreement (PFA) the with Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium(AGRC) for the development of the oil refinery.

MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, HON SAM KUTESA MOURNS MRS WINNIE MADIKIZELA MANDELA, 9th-April 2018

Hon Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today 6th April 2018 paid a visit to the South African high Commission in Kampala to sign the Official Condolence Book following the death of Mrs. Winnie Madikizela Mandela. Hon Kutesa also passed on the following condolence Message to the High Commissioner:
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