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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.

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

Wednesday, 10th 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.

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.

MS Safaris Eyes Tourists from Germany, Austria and Poland

Tuesday, 12th June 2018
Mr. Samuel Masembe, Managing Director, MS Safaris, has pledged to work closely with the Uganda Embassy in Berlin, Germany to promote Uganda as a travel destination for Germans, Austrians and Poles to discover for themselves the exciting adventures that the country has to offer.

UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN THE BERLIN ENERGY TRANSITION DIALOGUE 2018

Friday, 27th April 2018
Hon. Eng. Irene Muloni, Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, has headed Uganda's delegation to the fourth Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue that took place at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin from 17 - 18 April 2018. The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue was hosted by the Federal Government together with the German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE), the German Solar Industry Association (BSW-Solar), the consultancy firm Eclareon and the German Energy Agency (dena). 

THE GERMAN FEDERAL FOREIGN OFFICE NEW DESK OFFICER FOR UGANDA VISITS UGANDAN EMBASSY

Thursday, 19th April 2018
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka on 6th April 2018 received Ms. Mareike Worrle, the new Desk Officer for Uganda at the German Federal Foreign Office, who had paid a courtesy visit to the Uganda Embassy in Berlin. Ms. Worrle was accompanied by her predecessor, Ms Rebecca Dovergne, who now moves on to a new assignment as Desk Officer for Tanzania and Kenya. Ms Worrle, who has been the Policy Officer for South Sudan, is now in charge of Uganda, Seychelles, Mauritius and Comoros.

WHY UGANDA IS THE BEST INVESTMENT LOCATION IN AFRICA

Monday, 9th April 2018
Uganda enjoys a unique location at the heart of Sub-Saharan Africa within the East African region and lies astride the equator. The country is bordered by Sudan in the north, Kenya in the east, the United Republic of Tanzania in the south, Rwanda in the southwest and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west. This land linked position, gives the country a strategic commanding base to be a regional hub for trade and investment. Uganda enjoys pivotal trade partnerships that create a viable market for business.

Have a Great and Wonderful Easter!

Friday, 30th March 2018
Easter ...
The celebration of holy love ...
The day of resurrection ...
The day that brings us new hope ...
Have a great and wonderful Easter!