Latest News Highlights

Freight capacity to advantage Ugandan agricultural produce to Europe

Monday, 29th August 2016
The Brussels mission  has been visiting The headquarters of Cargolux in Luxembourg on a number of occasions and it is likely that Cargolux will fly into Entebbe on a weekly basis.

Ambassadors visit to Rotterdam Harbour

Friday, 26th August 2016
In September the African Ambassadors were invited to a trip to the Rotterdam Harbour receiving an overview of the 4th largest harbour in the world.

USSIA visit to Bruges in Belgium

Friday, 26th August 2016
Five members of USSIA and TUNADO on a training  visit  for small entrepreneurs invited by the municipality in Bruges enhancing cooperation between Uganda and the lovely city  of Bruges.  

Ugandan winning farmers in Netherlands

Wednesday, 24th August 2016
An annual competition by Dutch embassy, DFCU/Rabo bank and KLM resulted in a working visit by 13 winning farmers to the Netherlands. Amb Blaak met the group and encouraged the Ugandan farmers to take advantage of the opportunities offered to them during this important visit

Book launch investment arbitration

Wednesday, 10th August 2016
The university of Brussels organised a book launch on Investment Arbitration to which Ambassador Blaak was invited and met with the Director Of the diplomatic institute and The Secretary General of the ACP Amb Gomes.

E-Immigration System Online application

Tuesday, 2nd August 2016
The Government of Uganda has developed an electronic application processing system for visas, Entry Work Permits and Passes and it is now running. All persons intending to Travel, study or work in Uganda are encouraged to visit our E-visa Portal.

Gouda Mayor -Walking for water

Tuesday, 12th July 2016
The Mayor of Gouda, the Dutch city famous for the cheese and the Sirup waffles, organised a "Walk for Water" together with the Rotary Club Gouda. And invited Amb Blaak to address the participants and receive the cheque. 

Kampala Adventure Cycling 2016 To Give Tourism Skills to Children Born in Prison

Friday, 8th July 2016
Uganda's state minister for tourism, Mr. Godfrey Kiwanda, has launched the second edition of the Kampala Adventure Cycling.

CBL-ACP dinner June 2016

Wednesday, 29th June 2016
The CBL-ACP organised a business seminar followed by a dinner with the President of the Republic of Kenya HE Uhuru Kenyatta as guest of honour accompanied by the Kenyan ambassador to Belgium  and Luxembourg HE Johnson Weru 

Fighting for International Criminal Justice at the ICC

Wednesday, 2nd December 2015
The Attorney General of Uganda, Hon. Fredrick Ruhindi, delivering Uganda's national statement during the General Debate of the 14th Assembly of States and parties to the Rome Statute.

Graduation of the 1st Cohort of the Fellowship Programme in Health Systems Management.

Friday, 27th November 2015
The Minister of Health, Hon Elioda Tumwesigye praised the Belgian Cooperation for its continuity and capacity of hearing and attending the needs of Uganda.

PGA meets Foreign Affairs and Development Committees of the European Parliament

Friday, 12th June 2015
In a meeting with members of the Foreign Affairs and Development Committees of the European Parliament, co-chaired by Hon. Elmar Brok and Hon. Linda McAvan respectively

The PGA holds a bilateral meetings on his first day in Brussels with H.E. Ms. Federica Mogherini

Wednesday, 10th June 2015
The PGA held a number of bilateral meetings on his first day in Brussels, including a meeting with H.E. Ms. Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission.

PGA, H.E. Sam Kutesa attendes ACP 40th anniversary

Wednesday, 10th June 2015
On Friday 5th June 2015, the President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Sam Kahamba Kutesa attended the African Carribean and Pacific Group of states(ACP) 40th anniversary

President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Sam Kutesa meets Belgian Deputy Prime Minister

Wednesday, 10th June 2015
On 4 June, the PGA meet H.E Mr. Alexander De Croo, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Postal services. 

Uganda's envoys abroad converge for their annual conference 2015

Wednesday, 14th January 2015
Uganda's envoys abroad converge for their annual conference on 3rd January 2015

Jinja to host Uganda's first Aviation Expo

Wednesday, 14th January 2015
JINJA will host the first aviation expo in Uganda that will allow young people explore opportunities and careers in aviation, a crucial support segment to the economy.

Uganda beats Spain in UK tourism poll

Wednesday, 14th January 2015

An international online survey conducted by The Guardian, one of the leading newspapers in the UK, has established that Uganda is a better holiday destination than Spain.

East African Visa launched by the three Ambassadors of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda

Tuesday, 13th January 2015

On the 11th September 2014, the East African Tourist visa was officially  launched by the three Ambassadors of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda at the Carlton Ambassador Hotel in The Hague, The Netherlands.