DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

The key functions of the Department are:

  • Building foreign service capacity through training, research and career development.  
  • Promoting a professional, well trained, equipped and motivated career Foreign Service.
  • Promoting at  least a second AU / UN language, other than English.
  • Promoting unique aspects of Foreign Service including in the context of the Public Service Human Resources Development Policy. 
  • Pursuing enactment of a Foreign Service Act.
  • Interpreting Public Service Regulations, Standing Orders and Labour Laws.
  • Implementing the National Policy on gender, disability, HIV/AIDS
  • Coordinating recruitment, selection, placement, confirmation and transfer of staff in the Ministry
  • Orientation/ induction programme for the newly recruited staff
  • Planning human resources requirements for the Ministry
  • Administration salary Administration and Pay roll processing
  • Preparation of annual Personal Emoluments planning and Budgeting
  • Processing of Employee benefits and entitlements
  • Facilitation of training and skills development of staff

Highlights

4TH PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS ON COVID-19 PANDEMIC, 14th-April 2020

Given the successes we have achieved and also the challenges that remain, the Government has decided to keep the stay-home decision for another 21 days, starting tomorrow, the 15th of April, 2020 up to the 5th of May, 2020.

Minister Kutesa meets Chinese Ambassador on situation of Ugandans in China, 11th-April 2020

The Minister called on the Government of China to urgently intervene and address the plight of Ugandans in China.

Amb. Patrick Mugoya Hails Women in Foreign Service , 19th-March 2020

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, Amb Patrick MUGOYA, this morning lauded the Female staff of the Ministry for their devotion, dedication and commitment in service not only to the Ministry but to the Nation at large.
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