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H.E Christopher Onyanga Aparr hands over a file of Africa Group Coordinatorship of Humanitarian Affairs to Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe as new Coordinator

Monday, 25th February 2019
On Tuesday 5 February 2019, at the Permanent Mission of Zimbabwe in Geneva, Ambassador Christopher Onyanga Appar, the Permanent Representative of Uganda to the United Nations and Other International Organisations at Geneva, handed over the Coordination of the African Group on Humanitarian Affairs to Ambassador Taonga Mushayavanhu, the Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe to the United Nations at Geneva. Ambassador Onyanga Appar was deputized by Ambassador Eunice Kigenyi.

President Museveni to WFP; Empower refugees with skills to avoid conflict with host communities January 24, 2019

Monday, 28th January 2019
DAVOS, SWITZERLAND: President Yoweri Museveni has told the World Food Programme to empower refugees with vocational skills than can help them get employment in the urban areas rather than support them to go into production which is a potential area of conflict with host communities.

H.E. Christopher Onyanga Aparr hosts Ms Florence Ikilai,

Wednesday, 21st November 2018
Permanent Representative of Uganda to UN, Geneva, has hosted Ms Florence Ikilai. Ms Ikilai has just been elected Vice Chairperson at the Bureaux of United Nations Economic Commission  for Europe this morning at the Working Party on Public-Private Partnerships, Second Session in Geneva.


HON. KAHINDA OTAFIIRE CHALLENGES WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION TO EXPEDITE NEGOTIATIONS FOR A TREATY FOR PROTECTION OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Monday, 1st October 2018
Hon. (rtd) Maj. Gen. Kahinda Otafiire, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, has urged Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) attending the 2018 annual General Assembly of the Organization, taking place in the Swiss city of Geneva, to expedite negotiations to establish a legally binding, minimum standard, international instrument for protection of intellectual property (IP) rights of traditional knowledge holders.

UGANDA AT THE 71ST WORLD HEALTH ASSEMLY IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

Monday, 28th May 2018
The 71st Session of the World Health Assembly opened on 21st May 2018 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

STATEMENT BY HON. MINISTER OF HEALTH OF UGANDA, DR. JANE RUTH ACENG, AT THE 71ST WHA PLENARY SESSION

Monday, 28th May 2018
Mr. President allow me to congratulate you upon your appointment as President of the 71st WHA, and Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus on WHO’s 70th birthday. Uganda appreciates the leadership and focus of WHO on UHC, and supports your call for concrete country commitments to UHC. 

PUBLIC NOTICE - ANNOUNCEMENT

Monday, 30th April 2018
This is to inform the general public and more especially our clients that the Mission will be close to the public on 1st May 2018. 

Notice for Mission Programme During X-mas Holiday

Wednesday, 13th December 2017
This is to inform our esteemed customers that the Mission will be closed for x-mas holidays as follows:

HON OTAFIIRE ADDRESSES 2017 WIPO GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Saturday, 7th October 2017
Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Hon. Maj. Gen. (RTD). Kahinda Otafiire, has told the 2017 General Assembly of the World Intelectual Property Organization that protection of Traditional Knowledge and the country’s genetic resources, from misappropriation, is a key ingredient of Uganda’s  National Intellectual Property strategy for promoting creativity and innovation amongst its indigenous peoples and local communities to promote access to alternative health care, food security, preservation of biodiversity and sustainable development.”

UGANDA ELECTED TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION BY THE 106TH INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE- GENEVA

Monday, 12th June 2017
Uganda has today Monday 12th June 2017 been overwhelmingly voted to the Governing Body of International Labour Organisation by the 106th International Labour Conference in Geneva for the period 2017-2020.

MEETING BETWEEN HON. JANAT B MUKWAYA, MINISTER OF GENDER, LABOUR AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND H.E. SHEIKH ABDULLAH BIN NASSER BIN ABDULLAH AL-BAKRI, MINISTER OF MANPOWER OF THE SULTANATE OF OMAN, 9TH JUNE 2017

Saturday, 10th June 2017
Hon. Janat BMukwaya, Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Developmentand H.E.  Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Abdullah al-Bakri, Minister of Manpower of the Sultanate of Oman,met in Geneva on the side-lines of the 106th International Labour Conference on Thursday 9th June 2017. 

UGANDA SPONSORS TEA BREAK DURING THE ITU COUNCIL SESSION, 15 - 25 MAY 2017

Wednesday, 31st May 2017
Uganda sponsored and hosted the afternoon Tea break, for all ITU Council delegates, during the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Council Session on 18 May 2017. The tea break, hosted at the ITU headquarters in Geneva during the ITU Council Session, held from 15 to 25 May 2017, at the ITU headquarters, in Geneva, Switzerland. 

STATEMENT BY HON SAM K. KUTESA, MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AT THE WORKING GROUP OF UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Thursday, 3rd November 2016
The UPR is a States-driven mechanism of the UN Human Rights Council which provides an opportunity for all States to give an account of national human rights developments, challenges faced and measures taken to improve the enjoyment of human rights by their citizens. 

UGANDA PRESENTS HER HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT AT THE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW CONFERENCE

Thursday, 3rd November 2016
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a periodic review of the human rights records of all 193 UN Member States.

Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda Opens the Annual Ambassadors' Conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kampala.

Wednesday, 13th January 2016
The three day Annual Ambassadors' Conference commenced on 11th January, 2016 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Theme: Implementation of Ministry's 2nd Strategic Investment Plan towards realization of Vision 2040.

The Aga Khan Visits Uganda

Thursday, 17th December 2015
His Highness the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network \r\narrived on the 16th at the invitation of H.E. President Yoweri Museveni.

Dialogue on Diaspora Resource Mobilisation and Utilisation

Thursday, 17th December 2015
Ugandans living in the various parts of the world convened in Kampala for a Dialogue on Diaspora Resource Mobilization and Utilization. The Dialogue organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bank of Uganda (BoU) and Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) focused on the theme, 'harnessing Diaspora participation and contribution to Uganda's transformational agenda.'

The 12th Northern Corridor Integrated Project (NCIP) Summit, Kigali, Rwanda, 7th To 10th December 2015.

Friday, 11th December 2015
The NCIP takes place after every two months to fast track projects aimed\r\n at the East Africa Integration.

Uganda to Build an Inland Harbor in Bukasa on Lake Victoria

Wednesday, 25th November 2015
Uganda has signed a framework contract with a Germany Company, GAUFF Engineering, to develop an inland harbor on Lake Victoria.