About the Embassy
The Embassy's mandate is specified in the Mission Charter as follows:
The Vision of the Embassy is: "A Secure Uganda and a Prosperous People".
The Mission executes its mandate and implements the charter in line with Uganda's Foreign Policy guided by national, regional and international principles and legal documents including:
i. The 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda as specifically laid down in objective no. XXVIII of the National Objectives and Directive principles of State policy;
ii. The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961;
iii. The Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community;
iv. The Treaty establishing COMESA;
v. The Constitutive Act of the African Union;
vi. The Charter of the United Nations;
vii. Treaties, Conventions and Agreements signed by the Government of Uganda with the United States of America and with the other countries of accreditation.
Functions of the Embassy
Consequently, the key functions of Uganda Embassy in juba are the following:
- Trade and export promotion aimed at expanding the market for Ugandan products in the USA through the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and WTO as well as trade markets in the other areas of accreditation.
- Attracting Foreign Direct Investment from the USA and the other countries of accreditation.
- Promotion of Tourism aimed at increasing the number of tourists from the USA and the other countries of accreditation.
- Mobilization of ODA, Grants and soft loans from the government of the USA, World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Private Financial Institutions and Trusts.
- Mobilizing the diaspora community to participate in the development of Uganda through increased remittances and investments, leveraged through platforms with tangible impact.
- Knowledge and technology transfer through capacity building opportunities, scholarships and exchange programs.
- Peace and Security cooperation and partnership with the United States of America (USA).
- Promotion of cooperation with U.S.A on matters of Governance, Democracy and Human Rights.