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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.

INTRODUCTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL EAST AFRICAN e-PASSPORT

Friday, 14th December 2018
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 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.

GERMAN COMPANY PRODUCING "SUSTAINABLE TIMBER" IN UGANDA, READY TO EXPORT

Sunday, 7th October 2018
Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka has on 1st October 2018 met with Mr. Matthias Baldus, Chief Executive Officer of M/s Global-Woods AG, when the latter paid a courtesy call on him at the Uganda Embassy in Berlin.

UGANDA ENTERS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH HUNGARY

Thursday, 20th September 2018
Uganda and Hungary have agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation and enter a strategic partnership aimed at development cooperation. The announcement was made at a joint press conference by Hon. Sam Kutesa and his Hungarian counterpart, Peter Szijjarto in Budapest on Thursday 13th September 2018.

SUNFARMING FOOD AND ENERGY PROJECT TAKES ROOT IN UGANDA - Facilitated by the Presidential Initiative on Banana Industrial Development and the Uganda Embassy in Berlin.

Wednesday, 19th September 2018
Amb. Marcel R. Tibaleka, on 29th August 2018, attended the opening of SUNfarming GmbH's Food & Energy roof-top agro-solar greenhouse, SUNdome. The construction of this state of the art structure started in 2017 on the roof of one of the largest hotels in Europe, the Estrel Hotel. It represents SUNfarming's innovative concept of urban farming, which can be modified and fine-tuned to suit the demands of countries around the World.

SASA HOLIDAYS LTD. SPEARHEADS DRIVE TO ATTRACT GERMAN TOURISTS TO UGANDA

Monday, 3rd September 2018
Sasa Holidays Limited, in its drive to attracts tourists from Germany to Uganda, has approached the Uganda Embassy seeking new strategies aimed at building a network with German tourism business operators in order to increase the number of tourists from the Federal Republic of Germany and surrounding countries to which the Uganda Embassy in Berlin is accredited. Sasa Holidays Ltd. is a tour and travel company, registered by the central government of Uganda and a proud member of The Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO).

GERMAN FIRM TO INVEST $50 MILLION IN FOOD AND ENERGY PROJECTS IN UGANDA

Sunday, 2nd September 2018
H. E. Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka has met with Mr Peter Schrum, Chairman, SUNfarming GmbH and discussed prospects of investing in Uganda. The meeting took place at the Uganda Embassy, Berlin, on 2nd August 2018 and was attended by Ms. Sisi Modise, Coordinator Uganda SunFarming Projects.

UGANDA'S ENVOY PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO ROMANIA'S PRESIDENT

Thursday, 9th August 2018
Ambassador Marcel Robert Tibaleka, Uganda's non-resident envoy to the Republic of Romania presented his letters of credence to His Excellency Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of the Republic of Romania on the 18th July 2018 during an official ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Bucharest.

THE CRESTED CRANE - UGANDA'S NATIONAL EMBLEM

Thursday, 26th July 2018
The Grey Crowned Crane, scientifically known as Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, was chosen as Uganda's national emblem because of its beauty and elegance. Commonly called the Crested Crane, it is a bird of national significance to Uganda, occupying a prime position on the country's national flag and coat of arms. The Crested Crane has been Uganda's symbol for nearly 100 years.

GERMAN-BASED UGANDAN AUTHOR BEATRICE AKELLO HOFMANN'S BOOK 'THE PERFECT MIGRANT' LAUNCHED

Thursday, 12th July 2018
A book titled "The Perfect Migrant: How to Achieve a Successful Life in Diaspora" co-authored by eleven different writers, was officially launched at the first International Speakers, Authors and Artists Conference held on June 23, 2018, at the Marriot Hotel, Cologne, Germany.

GERMAN NGO TO TRAIN OPTICIANS AND OPTOMETRISTS IN UGANDA

Saturday, 30th June 2018
Projekthilfe Uganda eV, a locally registered, non-profit association in Kyamulibwa, Masaka, is to partner with the German Eye Opticians Development Service to train a number of opticians and optometrists in Uganda. This was revealed by Dr. Muller Reinhard, while interacting with Mr. Fred Moses Mukhooli of the Uganda Embassy, during this year's German Parliamentary Society Luncheon held in honour of Senior Experten Service (SES) on 26th June 2018. 

Uganda Showcases at IMEX in Frankfurt, Germany

Friday, 29th June 2018
Officials from the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities led Uganda's delegation of both private and public sector players alongside Uganda Tourism Board to Frankfurt, Germany, for the Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings and Events (IMEX) which took place from 21st to 23rd May 2018 at Exhibition Hall 8, Messe Frankfurt. 

AMB. TIBALEKA WELCOMES NEW SOUTH SUDAN AMBASSADOR TO GERMANY

Tuesday, 26th June 2018
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, on 20th June 2018, received H.E. Mrs. Beatrice Khamisa Wani-Noah, Ambassador of the Republic of South Sudan to the Federal Republic of Germany, who had paid a courtesy visit to the Uganda Embassy in Berlin.

UGANDAN DOCTOR RECEIVES GERMAN AWARD FOR HER OUTSTANDING RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENTS

Wednesday, 20th June 2018
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research recently hosted the 1st German-African Innovation Incentive Award (GAIIA) during which Hon. Anja Karliczek, German Federal Minister of Research, bestowed the German-African Innovation Incentive Award upon Dr. Angela Musiimenta, a woman scientist from Uganda as well as three of her male colleagues from Egypt, Kenya and Nigeria - together with their German cooperation partners - in recognition of their outstanding research achievements.

CHIEF OF STAFF, UGANDA PEOPLES DEFENCE AIR FORCES, ATTENDS BERLIN AIR EXPO

Tuesday, 12th June 2018
Brigadier James Mugabe Birungi, Chief of Staff, Uganda Peoples Defence Air Forces has paid a courtesy call to the Uganda Embassy where he met with Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka and other Embassy officials.