The Embassy hosted 14 students and staff from the U.S. Army War College based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. In her remarks to the visiting team, H.E. Amb. Oliver Wonekha said Uganda and the United States have for a long time worked together on a range of issues including regional defense and security, as well as economic prosperity. She said the partnership between the two countries has been helpful in ridding the region of the threat of the Lordí»s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group and countering terrorism by the Somalia-based al-Shabaab.
H.E. Sam Kutesa, President of the United Nations General Assembly, visited Uganda Embassy in Washington on 17th April 2015. Mr. Kutesa was in Washington DC to participate in the 2015 Spring Session of the World Bank/IMF.
The Northern Corridor is the busiest and most important transport route in East and Central Africa, providing a gateway through Kenya to the landlocked economies of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Eastern DR Congo.
Hon. Dr. Enrique Segura received his appointment as Honorary Consul of Uganda to Argentina. The signing ceremony took place on April 20, 2015 at Uganda Embassy in Washington. The appointment of Dr. Segura will go a long way in strengthening the bilateral relations between Uganda and Argentina.
Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda is in the United States on official visit where he is expected to participate at a number of events and meetings. Dr. Rugunda visited Uganda Embassy in Washington on Friday May 22, where he met H.E. Amb Oliver Wonekha and staff, and commended them for the excellent work they are doing to promote Uganda in the United States of America, an important partner for Uganda.
We were privileged to host 40 students and staff from The Oak Academy, Indianapolis, who visited the Embassy to learn about Uganda, its peoples, culture, history and aspirations.