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US-AFRICA BUSINESS SUMMIT 2017, WASHINGTON DC.

Friday, 23rd June 2017
Mr. Dickson Ogwang, CDA a.i. of the Embassy of Uganda with Mr. Alan Treat, Director for African Affairs Executive Office of the President - Office of the U.S Trade Representative, at the US-Africa Business Summit in Washington DC. 

THE UN SECRETARY GENERAL ANTONIO GUTERRES IN UGANDA FOR THE UGANDA REFUGEE SOLIDARITY SUMMIT, 22-23 JUNE, 2017

Thursday, 22nd June 2017
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is in Uganda for the Uganda Refugee Solidarity Summit, which he is co-hosting with President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Mr. Guterres arrived in Uganda on 21st June 2017 and was received by Hon. Sam Kutesa, the Minister of Foreign Affairs. He later held a bilateral meeting with his host, President Museveni at State House, Entebbe. The two discussed the plans for the Summit and the targets that the Summit hopes to meet.

WHERE TO GO IN 2017: UGANDA REMAINS A TOP TOURIST DESTINATION

Wednesday, 23rd December 2015

Meeting eyes with a silverback mountain gorilla across a misty jungle, after an arduous hike through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, leaves everlasting impressions of arguably the best wildlife safari in the world.

PRIME MINISTER DR. RUHAKANA RUGUNDA ADDRESSES A TOWN HALL MEETING OF UGANDANS IN BOSTON AREA

Friday, 3rd July 2015
Dr. Rugunda said government has prioritized physical and social infrastructure as a way of ensuring that Uganda continues on a path of sustainable development. Because of the heavy investment in power generation and roads, investors can now set up shop in almost any part of Uganda. 

AMBASSADOR WONEKHA ADDRESSES STUDENTS OF U.S. ARMY WAR COLLEGE DURING THEIR VISIT TO UGANDA EMBASSY

Thursday, 2nd July 2015

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 Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group and countering terrorism by the Somalia-based al-Shabaab. 

UGANDA TO HOST THE 10TH NORTHERN CORRIDOR INTEGRATION PROJECTS SUMMIT IN KAMPALA

Tuesday, 2nd June 2015
Uganda will host the 10th Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summit on 6th June 2015 at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala, preceded by the Technical and Ministerial meetings on 3rd and 5th June 2015, respectively.

PRIME MINISTER RT. HON. DR. RUHAKANA RUGUNDA ON A VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES

Friday, 22nd May 2015

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.

HON. DR. ENRIQUE SEGURA APPOINTED HONORARY CONSUL OF UGANDA IN ARGENTINA

Tuesday, 21st April 2015

Hon. Dr. Enrique\r\nSegura received his appointment as Honorary Consul of Uganda to Argentina. The signing\r\nceremony took place on April 20, 2015 at Uganda Embassy in Washington. The appointment of Dr.\r\nSegura will go a long way in strengthening the bilateral relations\r\nbetween Uganda and Argentina. 

H.E. SAM KUTESA, PRESIDENT OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY PAYS A VISIT TO UGANDA EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON

Friday, 17th April 2015

H.E. Sam Kutesa,\r\nPresident of the United Nations General Assembly, visited Uganda Embassy in\r\nWashington on 17th April 2015. Mr. Kutesa was in Washington DC to\r\nparticipate in the 2015 Spring Session of the World Bank/IMF. 

A delegation of 40 Leaders from Washington State Pay a Visit to the Embassy

Friday, 20th February 2015
A delegation of over 40 leaders from the State of Washington visited the Embassy and met H.E. Ambassador Oliver Wonekha. The delegation comprised of leaders of churches, academic institutions, charities and businesses. They were in Washington, DC to attend the annual International Prayer Breakfast. Ambassador Wonekha encouraged them to consider building collaborations with various Ugandan institutions on a range of issues, including trade and investment, tourism, and community-based development work.

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary - Where Humans Interact with Apes

Wednesday, 21st January 2015
Surrounded by the peaceful waters of Lake Victoria,\r\nNgamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is home to 48 orphaned chimps rescued from\r\nthroughout Uganda. 

Queen Elizabeth National Park: Uganda's Famous Destination

Wednesday, 7th January 2015
Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most popular\r\nand most visited national park in Uganda

Six Ugandan Secondary School Teachers Begin Training in the United States

Wednesday, 7th January 2015

The International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) brings outstanding secondary teachers from Asia, Africa and South America to the United States to further develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States. 

Over 1,000 People Participate in the 3rd Annual Winternational – A Global Celebration of the Season

Friday, 19th December 2014
This\r\nexciting event brought in approximately 1,000 local and international residents\r\nin addition to downtown employees, who enjoyed the vibrant visuals, foods and\r\nsounds that captured the nature of the season.  

NOTICE: THE EMBASSY WILL BE CLOSED FROM 23RD DECEMBER 2014 AND RE-OPEN ON 5TH JANUARY 2015

Friday, 19th December 2014
We Wish Everyone a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous 2015!

REGIONAL HEADS OF STATE MEET IN NAIROBI TO DISCUSS THE NORTHERN CORRIDOR INTEGRATION PROJECTS

Thursday, 11th December 2014

The Northern Corridor is the busiest and most important\r\ntransport route in East and Central Africa, providing a gateway through Kenya\r\nto the landlocked economies of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Eastern DR Congo.

Uganda showcases her tourism potential at the 39th Congress of Africa Travel Association in Kampala

Thursday, 20th November 2014
The recently concluded 39th ATA Congress in Kampala, Uganda, provided an opportunity for networking, learning and agenda-shaping for tourism and travel industry stakeholders in Africa and beyond. The event addressed timely industry topics, and offers a line-up of educational and professional development opportunities. Uganda showcased her newest products and services. Delegates also had the opportunity to participate in ATA¡¯s Young Professionals Program forum, a tourism ministers¡¯ roundtable, business-to-business events, among others.

The Embassy hosts 40 Students and Teachers from the Oak Academy, Indianapolis

Wednesday, 22nd October 2014

We were privileged to host 40\r\nstudents and staff from The Oak Academy, Indianapolis, who visited the Embassy\r\nto learn about Uganda, its peoples, culture, history and aspirations. 

Global African Investment Summit kicks off in London

Monday, 20th October 2014
October 20, 2014 - President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has addressed the Global African Investment Summit taking place in the British capital, London.

US Peace Corps Volunteers Celebrate 50 Years of Work in Uganda

Monday, 20th October 2014

While officiating at celebrations to mark the 50th\r\nanniversary of the US Peace Corps in Uganda last week, the Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura, observed that\r\ncommunities in rural areas have benefitted immensely from the activities of the\r\nvolunteers.

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He singled out the education sector and reminisced his days at\r\nMutolere Secondary School in Kisoro, where he was taught by one of the\r\nvolunteers, Mr Carl Muhlhausen. The two met again at the celebrations after 22\r\nyears.