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Uganda Receives 'Safe Tourism Seal'

Friday, 25th September 2020
Uganda Tourism Board-UTB has been awarded the 'Safer Tourism Seal' on account of the destinations recognition that the hospitality industry's number one job is the protection of its guests and of those working in the industry.  The award is based on information that UTB provided to Rebuilding Travel, a global pro-tourism industry group.

Key issues from President Museveni's address on Covid19.

Tuesday, 22nd September 2020
Key issues from President Museveni's address on Covid19.

1. Schools will re-open on October 15th for the candidate classes of P-7, S-4, S-6, finalists in tertiary colleges and finalists in universities. 

2. The International Airport and land borders will now be opened for tourists, coming in and going out, provided they tested negative 72 hours before arrival in Uganda and provided the tour operators ensure that the tourists do not mix with the Ugandans. 

Returning Ugandans, who have negative PCR results, will be allowed to go home. The Ministry of Health will only get their addresses for follow up. 

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR RETURN OF STRANDED UGANDANS

Tuesday, 15th September 2020
Updated List of Hotels for Quarantine:

Standard Operating Procedures for return of stranded Ugandans-June 2020.

Source of the Nile Trail Challenge

Tuesday, 15th September 2020
The attention of media houses and journalists is drawn to the Source of the Nile Trail Challenge, a running and cycling event, that will take place on September 27 2020, and which we trust you will publicise.

Working Hours in light of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic

Sunday, 26th July 2020
The Uganda Embassy in Brussels will be open from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on weekdays from 27 July 2020 to 01 September 2020 in light of the new Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 measures in Belgium. In case of emergency please call: +32 472 89 24 05.

UGANDA EUROPE BUSINESS FORUM

Monday, 9th March 2020
The First Uganda Europe Business Forum from 09-10 March 2020 at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala, Uganda. Opened by Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda. The Forum is aimed towards strengthening the Uganda-Europe economic alliance.

UGANDA EUROPE BUSINESS FORUM

Thursday, 5th March 2020
The Uganda Europe Business Forum is scheduled for 09-10 March 2020 at the Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala, Uganda. More details on the event can be obtained from www.ugandaeuropebusinessforum.com.

Centre for African Justice, Peace & Human Rights Conference on Sexual Violence against the Male Gender;the Case of Child Soldiers

Thursday, 13th February 2020
A Conference on Sexual Violence against the Male Gender; the Case of Child Soldiers was held on 11 February 2020 in The Hague. Amb. Mirjam Blaak Sow, The Ambassador, Uganda Embassy Brussels chaired a panel on "Experiences from Dominic Ongwen's Case".

Courtesy visit by Ugandan Panelist at the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Maria (14 years old) to Amb. Mirjam Blaak Sow at the Uganda Embassy in Brussels

Friday, 22nd November 2019
Ugandan Panelist at the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child held at the European Parliament, Maria (14 years old)  paid a courtesy visit to Amb. Mirjam Blaak Sow at the Uganda Embassy in Brussels on 21 November 2019.

Uganda Delegation at AidEx 2019: 13-14 November 2019

Friday, 15th November 2019
AidEx 2019 was held from 13-14 November 2019 at the Brussels Expo in Brussels. The event brings together aid and development professionals from different Humanitarian Agencies, local and international NGOs, Government and the Private Sector.

Spices Trade Mission to Uganda

Tuesday, 15th October 2019
The Spices Trade Mission to Uganda is scheduled for 08-13 December 2019. 

Belgian Economic Mission to Uganda

Monday, 14th October 2019
The Belgian Economic Mission to Uganda will take place from 06-09 November 2019 at Sheraton Kampala. 

38th Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

Monday, 14th October 2019
The 38th Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly is scheduled for 17-21 November 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda.

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) 24th Conference of the State Parties

Monday, 14th October 2019
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) 24th Conference of the State Parties is scheduled for 25-29 November 2019 in The Hague.

ICC 18th Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute

Monday, 14th October 2019
The ICC 18th Session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute will take place from 02-07 December 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands.

5th Meeting of African, Caribbean and Pacific Ministers of Culture

Thursday, 10th October 2019
The 5th Meeting of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Ministers of Culture will take place from 17-20 October 2019 in Niamey, Niger.

MHSSP held on 8th October 2019 in Amsterdam

Tuesday, 8th October 2019
The conference on MHSSP held on 8th October 2019 in Amsterdam hosted by the Dutch Hon Minister of External Trade and Development Cooperation Siegried Kaag with Dr. Charles Olaro director in ministry of Health in the middle together with three Ugandans working for War Child.

World Scholars cup The Hague 20-27th July 2019

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019

Amb Blaak with the senior students from King's College, Budo and Aga Khan High School in Uganda. Total of 19 students were present from Uganda who qualified to participate in the World Scholars Cup held in The Hague with 2000 students from all over the world from 20-27 July 2019. 

Ambassador Blaak addressed the Forum and wished them well in this Global Round because they can still win a place at the Yale Forum in November 2019. This was the first time since its establishment in 2007 that a Ugandan team was participating which is a great achievement and a very valuable academic and social experience for our Ugandan Scholars.

MEETING THE MAYOR OF DEVENTER AND 19 NGOs WORKING IN UGANDA

Thursday, 18th July 2019

The Deventer Mayor , Mr. Ron Konig invited the Head of Mission, who was accompanied by the Consular Officer to meet nineteen (19) operational organisations inUganda. 

During the Ambassadors remarks, she thanked the Mayor for his invitation and she commended the organisations for their outreach programs mainly in Bukomansimbi District.  One most impressive organisation is Deventer Koffie which was an initiative from the Netherlands Rabobankin 2017 where they support Kibinge coffee farmers and export coffee to Deventer, a joint venture that is directly impacting on house hold incomes and its related economies of scale. The longest standing organisation; KvU, Kinderenvanuganda/Children of Uganda has been operating for more than 20 years in supporting local communities to provide a better life for children in Uganda.

 


AMB. GRACE ASIRWATHAM PAID A COURTESSY VISIT TO AMB. MIRJAM BLAAK AT UGANDA EMBASSY BRUSSELS

Thursday, 18th July 2019

On Monday15th July 2019 Ambassador designate of Sri Lanka HE Grace  Asirwatham paida courtesy call on Amb Mirjam Blaak at the offices of the Uganda Embassy in Brussels to establish a renewed professional and personal relationship as they have known each other for many years in a different capacity; first when Amb.Asirwatham served as Ambassador to the Netherlands and later when she becamethe deputy Director General of the OPCW in The Hague.