DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL AFFAIRS

The Department is responsible for foreign policy related international political issues, including political issues under the United Nations, Commonwealth, European Union, Non-Aligned Movement, Organisation of Islamic Conference etc. 

The key functions of the Department of International Political Affairs are:

  • Strengthening and promoting preventive diplomacy, peace support and peace-building international initiatives which are consistent with Uganda's national interest.
  • Initiating technical policy recommendations on issues related to international peace and security. 
  • Coordinating aspects of Missions related to international peace and security.
  • Promoting partnerships and networks with stakeholders dealing with matters of international peace and security.
  • Strengthening a coordinated and cooperative mechanism between Ministry and other national relevant security stakeholders. 
  • Spearheading global political negotiations in taking into account Uganda's national interests i.e. global peace and security, governance, global terrorism and crime.
  • Lobby for international support needed to complement Government efforts in the implementation of agreed global political outcomes.
  • Lobby positions for placement of Uganda or Ugandans in international political organisations

Highlights

Update on Uganda's Enhanced Measures to Prevent Importation of Novel Corona Virus Disease COVID - 19 , 13th-March 2020

Update on Uganda's Enhanced Measures to Prevent Importation of Novel
Corona Virus Disease COVID -19

POSTPONEMENT OF THE 3RD SOUTH SUMMIT, 6th-March 2020

Read details about the Postponement of the 3rd south summit.

Hon. Sam Kutesa Receives a Fleet of 88 Motor Vehicles Donated By the Government of India , 3rd-March 2020

This donation follows the fulfillment of a pledge made by the Prime Minister of India His Excellency Narendra Modi who paid a historic official visit to Uganda in July 2018. This visit cemented further the relations between the two countries
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