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WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT PRESIDENT VISITS THE UGANDA EMBASSY IN BERLIN

Friday, 1st November 2019
Prof. Charles Ibingira, the 2020 International President of the World Health Summit, has paid a courtesy call on H.E. Marcel R. Tibaleka, Uganda's Ambassador to Germany. He was accompanied by Prof. Tonny Oyana, Principal, College of Computing and Information Sciences, Makerere University and Prof. Damalie Nakanjako, Dean of the School of Medicine, Makerere University.

UGANDA TO HOST THE WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT REGIONAL MEETING 2020

Thursday, 31st October 2019
On 28th October 2019, the World Health Summit International Presidency passed from Tehran University of Medical Sciences to Makerere University through Prof. Charles Ibingira who became the first African International President of the World Health Summit. He takes over from Dr. Ali Jafarian, former Chancellor, Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

AMBASSADOR TIBALEKA HOSTS AFRICAN AMBASSADORS LUNCHEON TO HONOUR PROF. CHARLES IBINGIRA'S WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT PRESIDENCY

Tuesday, 29th October 2019
Uganda's Ambassador to Germany, H.E. Marcel Tibaleka, has hosted the African Group of Ambassadors to a luncheon to honour Prof. Charles Ibingira, Principal of the College of Health Sciences of Makerere University. Prof. Ibingira will be taking over as the 2020 International President of the World Health Summit during the 11th World Health Summit that runs from 27th to 29th October 2019 in Berlin.

NEW IRANIAN AMBASSADOR TO GERMANY PAYS COURTESY CALL ON AMB. TIBALEKA

Saturday, 26th October 2019
H.E. Mahmoud Farazandeh, the new Iranian Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, on 10th October 2019, paid a courtesy call on his Ugandan counterpart H.E. Ambassador Marcel Tibaleka at the Uganda Embassy in Berlin.

PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI PRESIDES OVER UGANDA'S 57TH NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS - CALLS UPON AFRICAN COUNTRIES TO JOIN EFFORTS IN FOSTERING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGION

Thursday, 10th October 2019
H.E. President Yoweri Museveni, on Wednesday 9th October 2019, presided over Uganda's 57th National Independence anniversary celebrations at Sironko district headquarter grounds in Eastern Uganda and called upon Ugandans to support the National Resistance Movement plan of developing Uganda by prioritising production ahead of consumption. He said this would enable the country to solve the strategic bottlenecks to her economic growth adding that once solved, Uganda's economy will grow in double digits.

RT. HON. OULANYAH GRACES THE 1ST UGANDA-GERMAN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONVENTION

Wednesday, 9th October 2019
Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah (MP), Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Uganda, has graced the 1st Uganda-German International Business Convention as Guest Speaker and appealed to the participating business people to consider investing in Uganda. He gave a synopsis of the well-regulated and highly liberalized Ugandan economy and the sectors that are open for investment.

HON. SAM KUTESA HAILS UGANDA - HUNGARY RELATIONS

Tuesday, 24th September 2019
Hon. Sam KUTESA, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda on 31st July 2019 met with a five (5) man delegation of officials from Hungary led by Mr. Janos Sevecsek, Chief Executive Officer, Carinex Ltd. at the Ministry Headquarters.

AMB. TIBALEKA MEETS ETHIOPIAN AMBASSADOR TO GERMANY

Friday, 2nd August 2019
H.E. Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka, today met with H.E. Dr. Mulu Solomon Bezuneh at the Chancery.

H.E. Dr. Bezuneh, who is the new Ethiopian Ambassador to Germany, was paying a courtesy call on Amb. Tibaleka. She was accompanied by Mr. Gebreselassie Gebreegziabner Haile, Minister Counsellor.

GERMAN GOVERNMENT DONATES CARS, MOTORCYCLES & CAMERAS TO THE UGANDA POLICE FORCE

Friday, 26th July 2019
The German Embassy, on 10th July 2019, donated two double cabin pick-ups, ten motor cycles and 4 cameras to the Uganda Police Force. The donation was handed over to the force in the presence of the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Sabiiti Muzeyi.

NEW DESK OFFICER FOR UGANDA VISITS THE UGANDA EMBASSY IN BERLIN

Thursday, 11th July 2019
Ms Hana Gabriele Becker, the new Desk Officer for Uganda at the German Federal Foreign Office has, on 27th June 2019 paid a courtesy visit to the Uganda Embassy in Berlin.

UGANDA TO HOST THE FIRST WORLD HEALTH SUMMIT REGIONAL AFRICA MEETING

Tuesday, 2nd July 2019
The first World Health Summit Regional Meeting to take place in Africa will be hosted by Makerere University in Kampala from the 27th to 28th April 2020. This was revealed by Prof. Charles Ibingira, Principal of the College of Health Sciences of Makerere University while paying a courtesy call on the Uganda Embassy in Berlin. He was accompanied to the meeting by Dr. Charles Batte, Secretariat Director, Dr. Jorg Heldmann, Managing Director, World Health Summit Foundation GmbH and Ms Nora Anton, Director, International Cooperation, World Health Summit Foundation GmbH.

DEPUTY SPEAKER ATTENDS THE 24TH INTERNATIONAL BERLIN GATHERING. SECURES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UGANDA

Thursday, 20th June 2019
Rt. Hon. Jacob Olanya, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, has attended the 24th International Berlin Gathering that took place in Berlin from 6th to 8th June 2019. This event, which dates back to 1996, takes place every year upon invitation by parliamentarians from the breakfast group at the German Bundestag. The annual event aims at deepening international relations through personal encounters while considering questions concerning the human race's responsibility before God and man.

APOSTOLIC NUNCIO PRESENTS COPIES OF HIS CREDENTIALS TO THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Thursday, 13th June 2019
The newly appointed Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Luigi Bianco, on 17th April 2019, presented copies of his credentials to Hon. Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Kampala. Hon. Kutesa in welcoming Archbishop Bianco, extended thanks to the Holy See for the work they continue to do in Uganda and the region most notably the recent reconciliatory efforts spearheaded by the Holy Father towards achieving peace in South Sudan.

Happy Easter to You All

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
"Happy Easter to you all! May the Lord continue to protect, bless, and shower you with His love." - H.E. Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka, Head of Mission.

"Happy Easter! Wishing you a meaningful, memorable and wonderful Easter!" - Ambassador Danny M. Ssozi, Deputy Head of Mission / Trade & Investment.

"I hope that love and peace fills your life this season. Have a blessed Easter!" - Margaret M. Otteskov, Minister Counsellor/ Head of Chancery/ Tourism Desk.

"Happy Easter to you All! May the spirit of Easter bring you and your family a festivity full of joy and happiness." - Fred Moses Mukhooli, Counsellor/ Public Diplomacy/ Multilateral Agencies.

"Happy Easter! Celebrate this holiday with peace and forgiveness. May this Easter be memorable and fun." - Claire Adhiambo, Third Secretary / Consular Officer/ Multilateral Agencies.

"Happy Easter! May you celebrate life and the true meaning of this holiday with your loved ones." - Hope Sanyu Nakibowa, Administrative Attache.

"May this holiday bring you a renewed hope for a better tomorrow. Have a blessed Easter!" - Consular Section/Accounts/Technical Support Teams.

UGANDA AND SLOVAKIA TO CREATE SUSTAINABLE TRADE LINKAGES - AMB. MARCEL R. TIBALEKA

Thursday, 18th April 2019
H.E. Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka has had a series of business meetings in Bratislava, Slovakia, with Slovak government and business officials during which he called for the need for Slovakia to create sustainable trade linkages with Uganda by sourcing good quality products from each other's growing export markets.

HUNGARY GRANTS 16 MILLION EUROS TO STRENGTHEN DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION WITH UGANDA

Monday, 8th April 2019
In a bid to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Uganda and Hungary, the Government of Hungary has pledged a Grant of 16 million Euros to the Government of the Republic of Uganda. This was announced at a joint press briefing, held on 12th March 2019, by Hon. Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda and Hon. Peter Szijjarto, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary.

UGANDA ROLEX SERVED AT ITB BERLIN AND TO FEATURE AT CARNIVAL OF CULTURES

Wednesday, 13th March 2019
The Uganda Embassy has commended a group of Ugandans, living in Germany under the umbrella of Afroberliner ENT. Group, who showcased Uganda's untapped tourism potential by featuring the Ugandan Rolex at the just concluded ITB Berlin.

ISSUANCE OF NEW E-PASSPORTS

Tuesday, 12th March 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.

UGANDA PROMOTED AT ITB-BERLIN AS THE NUMBER ONE TOURIST DESTINATION

Monday, 11th March 2019
H.E. Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka has encouraged tour operators to take advantage of ITB Berlin, one of the largest expos in the world, to network and get new business. He said this while attending this year's ITB Berlin that runs from 6th to 10th March 2019. 

FINANCE MINISTRY FACILITATES CAPACITY BUILDING TRAINING OF EMBASSY STAFF

Friday, 8th March 2019
H.E. Ambassador Marcel Tibaleka has met with a team of officials from the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Kampala, who have been at the Embassy in Berlin to provide capacity building on the use of the Programme Budgeting System (PBS) and the implementation of Programme Based Budgeting (PBB).