Meeting eyes with a silverback mountain gorilla across a misty jungle,\r\nafter an arduous hike through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, leaves everlasting\r\nimpressions of arguably the best wildlife safari in the world.
The Embassy hosted 14\r\nstudents and staff from the U.S. Army War College based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.\r\nIn her remarks to the visiting team, H.E. Amb. Oliver Wonekha said Uganda and\r\nthe United States have for a long time worked together on a range of issues\r\nincluding regional defense and security, as well as economic prosperity. She said\r\nthe partnership between the two countries has been helpful in ridding the\r\nregion of the threat of the Lord¡¯s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group and\r\ncountering terrorism by the Somalia-based al-Shabaab.
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\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,\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.
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.
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.
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.
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.\r\n\r\n
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.
On\r\nFriday, 10th October 2014, more than 500 people gathered at the Bethesda\r\nMarriott Hotel & Conference Center in Maryland to mark 52 years of Uganda's\r\nIndependence. Ugandans in the diaspora joined the diplomatic community in\r\nWashington, friends of Uganda and officials from U.S. government at a function\r\norganized by Uganda Embassy.