President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in New York for the 71st United Nations General Assembly currently taking place at the United Nations Headquarters under the theme "The Sustainable Development Goals: a universal push to transform our world." The President, who was received at the JFK international airport by Uganda's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr. Richard Nduhuura and Uganda's ambassador to the United States Oliver Wonekha, is accompanied by the First Lady and Minister for Education Janet Kataha Museveni.
It is a great pleasure and honour for me to welcome you all to this occasion as we mark 53 years of Uganda's Independence under the theme: "Striving towards a prosperous people and country: The meaning of true Independence."
That was the opening statement by the President of the Fifty three years' old Republic, President Y.K Museveni . [ Visual/Audio | Read More ]
The 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union commenced on 21st January 2016 at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Ministry of Foreign Affairs is being represented by Hon. Philemon Mateeke, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of Regional Cooperation
In accordance with Article 8 of the Cotonou Agreement the Government of the Republic of Uganda and the European Union (EU) held today, on 28 June, a political dialogue during which the two parties discussed matters of mutual interest regarding their cooperation. The dialogue took place in an open, cordial and a constructive atmosphere on the basis of a jointly agreed agenda.Download the full press release below Click to download