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THE UGANDA EMBASSY IN BERLIN RECEIVES NEW DEPUTY HEAD OF MISSION

Friday, 15th February 2019
Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka has today received Ambassador Danny Mayanja Ssozi, the new Deputy Head of Mission at the Uganda Embassy in Berlin. Amb. Ssozi replaces Amb. Johnny M. Muhindo, who recently moved to the Uganda Embassy in Paris.

THE UGANDA ASSOCIATION IN MUNICH TO HOST THE UGANDA-GERMANY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONVENTION 2019

Friday, 15th February 2019
H.E. Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka, on 13th February 2019, met with members of the Uganda Association Munich (UGAM) e.V. who called on him at the Uganda Embassy in Berlin to brief him about activities of their association and plans to host an International Business Convention in Munich later this year. The team was led by Mr. Michael Lwanga, UGAM Chairperson and included Ms Lillian Ikulumet, UGAM Secretary and Ms Harriet Nantale, UGAM Treasurer.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI RALLIES FOR AFRICA'S POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC INTEGRATION

Wednesday, 13th February 2019
Speaking today at the 32nd Ordinary Summit of African Union Heads of State in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, President Museveni said Africa's future could only be guaranteed if the continent took advantage of its numbers and united.

UGANDA TO CONTINUE TO CHAMPION THE CAUSE OF REFUGEES AT EVERY OPPORTUNITY REGIONALLY OR INTERNATIONALLY

Monday, 11th February 2019
Mr. Fred Moses Mukhooli, Counsellor, Uganda Embassy in Berlin, has addressed a press meeting in Berlin on the Global Compact on Refugees. He spoke about Uganda's assessment of the Compact and of its importance. He emphasized that the government of Uganda is committed to progressively making asylum in Uganda as humane as can be possible and will continue to champion the cause of refugees at every opportunity regionally or internationally but shall also expect meaningful support from her friends in the global village.

UGANDA'S AMBASSADOR MEETS REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA AT THE FEDERAL FOREIGN OFFICE

Thursday, 7th February 2019
Ambassador Robert Dolger, Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa and the Sahel, Federal Foreign Office, on 5th February 2019 met with H.E. Marcel Tibaleka, Uganda's Ambassador to Germany. During the meeting that took place at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, the two ambassadors discussed about Uganda's role in the Great Lakes region, economic development and bilateral issues between Uganda and Germany.

UGANDA AND GERMANY TO SET-UP A RESEARCH TRAINING CENTRE ON RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

Wednesday, 6th February 2019
Prof. Eria Hisali, Ag. Vice Chancellor, Makerere University, has held discussions with Dr. Stefan Troster, Head of Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology, Pfinztal, Germany. The two parties discussed strategies to set-up a research training centre between Uganda and Germany on Renewable Energy Technology.

UGANDANS IN THE DIASPORA CAN REGISTER FOR NATIONAL ID CARDS - NIRA

Tuesday, 29th January 2019
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin wishes to relay important information from the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) to the Ugandan Diaspora regarding registration for National Identity Cards.

UGANDA AND HUNGARY STRENGTHEN BILATERAL RELATIONS

Tuesday, 22nd January 2019
Dr. Janos Terenyi, the Charge D'Affairs of the Embassy of Hungary to Uganda paid a courtesy call on Hon. Sam Kutesa, the Minister of Foreign Affairs on 18th January 2019 at the Ministry Headquarters in Kampala.

DISCOVER UGANDA, THE PEARL OF AFRICA

Monday, 21st January 2019
Uganda is known as the "Pearl of Africa" because of its diverse natural endowments and beauty. Uganda is a fairy tale, you climb up ... and at the end, there's a wonderful new world. The scenery is different, the vegetation is different, the climate is different and most of all, the people are different. Uganda is truly the Pearl of Africa.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR COMPETITIVE MASTERS AND PhD SCHOLARSHIPS 2019/20

Friday, 18th January 2019
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in collaboration with Makerere University is once again in a position to offer up to 6 PhD scholarships in Plant Breeding and up to 8 Masters scholarships in Environment and Natural Resources for the 2019 intake:

GERMANY-BASED UGANDAN INVESTS US$24.5 MILLION IN PILOT SOLAR POWER PARK

Wednesday, 16th January 2019
President Yoweri Museveni on 9th January 2019 commissioned a US$24.5 million Pilot Solar Power Park, at Kabulasoke in Gomba District, the largest such venture in the region. 

Owned by Dr. David Alobo, a Ugandan based in Germany, the solar project is the first of a portfolio of five solar power parks worth a total investment volume of US$ 200 million that the M/s Xsabo Group intends to set up.

ISSUANCE OF NEW E-PASSPORTS

Friday, 11th January 2019
The Uganda Embassy, Berlin, wishes to inform the Ugandan diaspora in its areas of accreditation that the new passports (A series) came into effect on Tuesday 18th December 2018 and will be used alongside the old ordinary passports (B series) which will be phased out on 31st January 2021.

HON. KUTESA REPRESENTS UGANDA AT THE HIGH-LEVEL AFRICA-EUROPE FORUM, VIENNA, AUSTRIA

Monday, 7th January 2019
Hon. Sam Kutesa, Uganda's Minister for Foreign Affairs, was in Vienna, Austria, to attend the high-level Africa-Europe Forum entitled "Taking Cooperation to the Digital Age" where he represented H.E. President Museveni. The event, which took place on 18th December 2018, was hosted by the Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz. H.E. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and current AU President co-chaired the forum with the host who currently holds the rotating presidency of the EU Council.

INTRODUCTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL EAST AFRICAN e-PASSPORT

Friday, 4th January 2019
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin, Germany, wishes to announce that the Republic of Uganda is set to introduce an International East African e-Passport to replace and eventually phase out the current East African and International Machine-Readable Passports and would like to inform as follows:...

GERMANY FACILITATES RESUMPTION OF DARFUR PEACE PROCESS

Friday, 14th December 2018
On 6th December 2018, the Uganda Embassy attended the signing ceremony of the pre-negotiation agreement for the resumption of the peace process in Darfur between the Sudanese government and two armed groups in the Darfur region paving the way for the resumption of peace talks in Qatar next year.

GERMANY HOSTS INTERNATIONAL CONTACT GROUP MEETING

Wednesday, 12th December 2018
Germany in its capacity as the current chair of the International Contact Group (ICG) of the Special Envoys for the Great Lakes region hosted a meeting with the Special Envoys and international and regional stakeholders on 16th November 2018 in Berlin. The ICG for the Great Lakes region of Africa is an informal group composed of the United Nations (Office of the Special Envoy for the Great Lakes; MONUSCO/Department for Peace Keeping Operations; Department of Political Affairs; Office of the Special Envoy for Burundi), the European Union (European External Action Service - EEAS), USA, African Union (AU), South Africa and several EU Member States (Belgium, UK, Germany, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland) that are important donors in the region.

GERMAN FIRM SHOWS INTEREST IN SUPPLY OF MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT FOR PIPELINE CONSTRUCTIONS IN UGANDA

Wednesday, 21st November 2018
H.E. Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka, on 29th October 2018, met with Mrs. Waltraud Vietz, President, Vietz Group of Companies when the latter paid a courtesy call at the Uganda Embassy in Berlin. Mrs. Vietz was accompanied by Dr. Marcus Bennettberg, Senior Consultant and Regional Director from Vietz GmbH, Hannover.

UGANDA AND EUROPEAN UNION RECONFIRM PARTNERSHIP AT ARTICLE 8 POLITICAL DIALOGUE

Saturday, 3rd November 2018
The Republic of Uganda and the European Union reconfirmed their close partnership in a Political Dialogue meeting held on 24 October, 2018, hosted by His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni at State House in Entebbe. The meeting was held in accordance with Article 8 of the Cotonou Partnership Agreement and forms part of regular political dialogue between Uganda and the European Union on global, regional and national issues of mutual interest.

UNFCCC Secretariat Welcomes IPCC's Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees Celsius Report

Thursday, 25th October 2018
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin is accredited to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn and has been following the critically important key findings of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report entitled 'Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees Celsius'. The report has come out in time for this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24), to be held in Katowice, Poland in December.

UGANDA CELEBRATES ITS 56TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

Wednesday, 10th October 2018
Uganda's Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, H.E. Marcel R. Tibaleka, together with the staff of the Uganda Embassy in Berlin wish you Happy Independence Anniversary Celebrations 2018.

The Embassy will be closed on Tuesday, 9th October 2018 and resume its activities on 10th October 2018.