STATEMENT FROM THE UNITED STATES MISSION ON UGANDA REFUGEE RESPONSE 

December 11, 2018  STATEMENT FROM THE UNITED STATES MISSION ON UGANDA REFUGEE RESPONSE  UNHCR and the Government of Uganda have provided life-saving support to hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing violence and persecution in recent years.  The United States is grateful for these extraordinary humanitarian actions.  We have reviewed the findings from the UN’s Office of ...
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U.S. Mission Uganda Launches Song to Bring Awareness of Issues Related to Gender Based Violence

As part its 16 days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence campaign this year, the U.S Mission Uganda partnered with acclaimed American Hip Hop artist and social entrepreneur Toni Blackman , in collaboration with Ugandan artists led by Remah Namakula to release the single “ Invisible Woman” .  The song aims to bring awareness of issues related to gender-based ...
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PR 15/18 | New U.S.-Funded Nutrition and Agriculture Activity to Benefit Vulnerable Households

U.S. MISSION UGANDA PRESS RELEASE November 9, 2018 New U.S.-Funded Nutrition and Agriculture Activity to Benefit Vulnerable Households.   U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac, together with the Minister of State for Gender and Culture, Honorable Mutuzo Peace Regis, Woman Member of Parliament of Kisoro Rose Kabangyenyi, and the Kisoro District leadership, launched a new ...
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U.S. Government Supports Launch of Campaign to Combat Toxins in Agricultural Produce

Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), in the presence of USAID Mission Director Joakim Parker, launched today a nationwide campaign to combat aflatoxins that contaminate improperly handled grain, causing severe health complications, including liver cancer and stunting.  The campaign, supported through USAID’s Feed the Future program, ...
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS | UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR’S FUND FOR CULTURAL PRESERVATION | 2019 AFCP

 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS | UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR’S FUND FOR CULTURAL PRESERVATION      In 2001, the Congress of the United States of America established the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) to preserve cultural heritage in eligible countries.  Through the Ambassador’s Fund, American embassies around the globe are helping eligible countries to preserve historic sites and manuscripts, ...
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U.S. Government Contributes Additional Assistance to Refugees in Uganda

The U.S. government and the American people are demonstrating their continued support for the refugee response in Uganda with nearly $83 million in additional humanitarian assistance by the end of the U.S. fiscal year 2018.  This new funding includes a $40 million contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme, a $29 million contribution to ...
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Uganda Launches New Agricultural Materials for Beans and Maize Farmers | PR 13/18

September 27, 2018 PR 13/18 Uganda Launches New Agricultural Materials for Beans and Maize Farmers KAMPALA – The Government of Uganda has developed and launched revised agricultural manuals to help maize and beans farmers shift from subsistence farming to commercial agriculture. The educational and informational materials were created with support from the United States Agency ...
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Uganda Unveils Its Climate Change Indicators and Communications Strategy

KAMPALA – On September 18, the Government of Uganda launched its new strategy to spread information on climate change adaptation across the country. The four-year Uganda National Climate Change Communications Strategy and Standard National Climate Change Indicators, developed with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will also help integrate climate change ...
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U.S. Ambassador Swears In 47 New Peace Corps Health and Agribusiness Volunteers

KAMPALA – On August 9, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac presided over the swearing-in ceremony of 47 United States Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Kampala. This newest group of 20 Health and 27 Agribusiness Volunteers will bring the total number of Peace Corps Volunteers currently serving in Uganda ...
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U.S. Government Launches Regional Health Program to Improve Uganda’s Health System

On July 26, the United States government and the Government of Uganda launched a new five year, $32.8 million program that will provide better health services to nine districts in the Lango sub region of Northern Uganda. The USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Northern Uganda program is projected to cover the region’s ...
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U.S. Launches Mobile Library to Support Education in Uganda

The United States government, in partnership with local-tech incubator HIVE Colab, launched the U.S. Mission’s first mobile library project.  Called the Nile Explorer, the vehicle promotes education and has targeted learning activities that build critical thinking and problem solving skills.  While taking part in the program, students can engage in learning activities that encourage scientific ...
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U.S. GOVERNMENT RENEWS COMMITMENT TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS IN UGANDA

U.S. GOVERNMENT RENEWS COMMITMENT TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS IN UGANDA KAMPALA, April 27, 2018  – As part of ongoing efforts to improve the health of all Ugandans, the United States government has once again increased HIV prevention and treatment assistance to Uganda through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). On April 20 in Washington, ...
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U.S. Mission Uganda Leads Trade Mission to Specialty Coffee Expo

As part of the U.S. government’s ongoing commitment to building trade and investment opportunities within Uganda, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac will lead a reverse trade mission to the Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle April 20-21 jointly with the Uganda Coffee Development Authority and the USAID East Africa Trade & Investment Hub.  Joined ...
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U.S. Government Invests $75 Million to Improve Food and Nutrition Security in Karamoja

The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is pleased to announce the launch of two new five-year activities, totaling $75 million USD, to improve food and nutrition security and to strengthen resilience of over 665,000 people in the Karamoja sub-region. Karamoja is the most nutritionally vulnerable region in Uganda ...
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U.S. Ambassador Swears In 25 New Peace Corps Education Volunteers.

U.S. Ambassador Swears In 25 New Peace Corps Education Volunteers  KAMPALA – Today, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac presided over the swearing-in ceremony for the newest group of U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers in Uganda.  These 25 Volunteers will specialize in educational activities, specifically with the objective of promoting reading and literacy. Volunteers serve ...
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U.S. Government Launches Project to Improve Health Services in Acholi Region

KAMPALA – As part of the U.S. government’s ongoing efforts to improve the health of all Ugandans, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching a new $28.3 million initiative to strengthen health services in the Acholi region.  This five-year project –  called the Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Northern Uganda, Acholi ...
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U.S. GOVERNMENT PROVIDES $18.7 MILLION OF ARVs TO UGANDA

KAMPALA – The United States today demonstrated its ongoing commitment to improving the health of Ugandans by providing $18.7 million worth of life-saving antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) to fill gaps in the country’s public sector facilities and provide broader support to Uganda’s supply chain systems. At a ceremony at the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic ...
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Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

“It should go without saying that as one half of humanity, women are entitled to the protection and fulfillment of their human rights. Unfortunately, in Uganda and across the world, that’s not the case. Human rights and gender equality should be respected every single day, but today, especially, is an opportunity for us all to ...
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U.S. Government Donates Motorcycles and Computers to Ministry of Health

Kampala, Uganda – On Wednesday, November 29, the United States government donated motorcycles and laptop computers to Uganda’s Ministry of Health as part of its ongoing effort to strengthen the health commodity supply chain system and improve the health status of Ugandans. U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac handed the equipment to the Minister of ...
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U.S. Mission Supports Development Innovations in Uganda

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded $1.25 million to Instiglio, in partnership with Village Enterprise, for a program designed to help lift participating Ugandan and Kenyan households out of extreme poverty.  Instiglio is implementing the program as a development impact bond, in which funders (including USAID, the UK Department for International Development, ...
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United States Provided $221 Million to the Refugee Response in Uganda in Fiscal Year 2017

The United States contributed $221 million towards humanitarian assistance for refugee operations in Uganda during the U.S. government’s Fiscal Year 2017 (October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017). This contribution supported protection and multi-sectoral assistance, including emergency food and nutrition assistance, medical care, water, livelihoods, and prevention and response to gender-based violence, to refugees in ...
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Ambassador Malac’s Remarks at GHSA Press Conference

Remarks for Ambassador Deborah R. Malac Pre-GHSA Ministerial Press Conference Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 12:15 PM Uganda Media Centre, Kampala Good afternoon everyone. I’d like to begin by thanking the Government of Uganda for its dedication to the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and for hosting this upcoming ministerial meeting. Strengthening Uganda’s health sector security ...
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Ambassador Malac’s Statement on Freedom of Expression

The United States is deeply concerned that recent arrests and raids stifle the Ugandan people’s right to free expression and tarnish Uganda’s global image. We are disturbed by reports of raids on NGOs. Infringements on protected rights under Uganda’s Constitution will impede the country’s development. We call on the Government of Uganda to guarantee all ...
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United States and Uganda Celebrate Environmental Achievements in Oil Sector

On August 29, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Uganda Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development co-hosted an event to celebrate environmental achievements of USAID’s Environmental Management for the Oil Sector Activity. In 2013, USAID launched the Environmental Management for the Oil Sector Activity to address the impacts of oil ...
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USAID Supports Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities to Create Conservation Champions in Secondary Schools across the Country

On August 23, the USAID/Uganda’s Biodiversity Program, in partnership with the African Wildlife Foundation, the Wildlife Clubs of Uganda and the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, celebrated the winners of this year’s Conservation Fine Art Challenge in Entebbe. Forty-two winning secondary school students were chosen by the Uganda National Examination Board from over 2,000 ...
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USAID is Sustaining Market-Led Agriculture through Public-Private Partnerships

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries (MAAIF), launched on August 14 the first of four training workshops focused on value chain analysis as a valuable tool for increasing agricultural productivity. The trainings, which are delivered through USAID’s Feed the Future Commodity Marketing ...
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Highlights from Power Africa Uganda Partnership Day

Kampala, Uganda – Today, senior officials from the Governments of Uganda and the United States and other Power Africa partners celebrated Power Africa Uganda Partnership Day, an event that highlighted important developments in Uganda’s electrification efforts. Power Africa Coordinator Andrew M. Herscowitz handed over master plans to the Government of Uganda for three rural electricity service territories, ...
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52 New Peace Corps Health and Agribusiness Volunteers Begin Service in Uganda

 52 New Peace Corps Health and Agribusiness Volunteers Begin Service in Uganda KAMPALA – On August 10, 2017, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission to Uganda, Colette Marcellin, presided over the swearing-in ceremony of 52 United States Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) in Kampala. This newest group of 52 Volunteers will bring the total number of Peace ...
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United States Pledges Additional $62.7 million in Humanitarian Assistance for Refugee Operations in Uganda

On July 8, the United States once again demonstrated its ongoing commitment to providing life-saving assistance to those affected by conflict with a pledge of nearly $639 million in additional humanitarian assistance. Upon the conclusion of the G20 summit in Germany, and following the June 23 Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees, the U.S. government announced ...
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U.S. Government Approves Increased Assistance to Fight HIV/AIDS in Uganda

KAMPALA – As a demonstration of its ongoing commitment to improving the health of all Ugandans, the United States Government has increased its assistance related to HIV treatment and prevention through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). On April 26 in Johannesburg, South Africa, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Deborah L. Birx ...
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U.S. Expands Infectious Disease Research and Training Partnership with Uganda

  In support of Uganda’s continued efforts to fight infectious diseases, the governments of the United States and Uganda today signed an agreement to further their collaboration on infectious disease research and training. U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac and Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Diana Atwine, signed the agreement, which ...
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Without its Health, Uganda Cannot Achieve Wealth

April 7, 2017: Today on World Health Day, Uganda should take stock of the progress it has made in creating a healthier population. According to the recently released Uganda Demographic Health Survey (UDHS), there are some clear and positive trends: more women delivering babies in health facilities; substantial reductions in infant and under-five mortality rates; ...
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Ambassador Deborah Malac launch the Uganda Biodiversity Fund, announce a $100,000 seed grant.

Full speech by U.S. Ambassador Deborah R. Malac Monday, March 1, 2017, 5:45PM Good evening!  I am delighted to be here this evening to mark the official launch of the Uganda Biodiversity Fund and to support its mission of generating sustainable financing for conservation in Uganda. I want to thank the Government of Uganda for ...
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U.S. GOVERNMENT PROVIDES ADDITIONAL HIV DRUGS TO STRENGTHEN UGANDA’S HEALTH SYSTEM

The United States today demonstrated its ongoing commitment to improving the health of all Ugandans by providing $8.6 million worth of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) to Uganda’s National Medical Stores. At a February 15 ceremony, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac signed an implementation letter between United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry ...
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U.S. GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS UGANDA’S TB CONTROL EFFORTS WITH DONATION OF STATE-OF-THE-ART DETECTION EQUIPMENT

KAMPALA – The United States today demonstrated its ongoing support for and commitment to the improved health and well-being of all Ugandans with the donation of state-of-the-art medical equipment that will help health officials detect, monitor and treat tuberculosis (TB) and drug-resistant tuberculosis. In a February 10 ceremony at Uganda’s Ministry of Health in Kampala, ...
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U.S. Ambassador Malac Visits Karamoja to See How U.S. Assistance Addresses Challenges Faced by the Karamojong

KAMPALA– From January 30 to February 1, U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac visited the Kaabong and Moroto districts to see firsthand how U.S. Government-funded programs are addressing challenges in the Karamoja region. Along with USAID Mission Director Mark Meassick, Ambassador Malac met with local government officials and visited USAID activities focused on food ...
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U.S. Ambassador Swears In 32 New Peace Corps Education Volunteers

KAMPALA – U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac on January 19 presided over the swearing-in ceremony for the newest group of U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers in Uganda. These 32 Volunteers will specialize in educational activities, specifically with the objective of promoting reading and literacy. Volunteers serve in Ugandan communities for two years, working hand-in-hand ...
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U.S. helps build Ugandan capacity to combat wildlife crime

The U.S. Government is helping to build the capacity of Ugandan authorities to protect the country’s natural heritage and to combat illicit trafficking that threatens both Uganda’s abundant wildlife and security. The donation of 10 wildlife crime scene investigation (WCSI) kits by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will assist several Ugandan agencies in ...
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International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women Op-ed Ending Gender-Based Violence is Everyone’s Responsibility

By U.S. Ambassador Deborah Malac November 25, 2016 Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Uganda is taking an important step forward to protect women and girls by launching its National Action Plan on the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence. I commend the Government of Uganda, especially the Ministry of Gender, ...
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U.S. Mission to Uganda Awards $55 Million for a Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition Project

The U.S. Mission to Uganda on September 30, 2016 awarded University Research Co., LLC (URC)’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity a $ 55,372,562 million agreement to support the design and implementation of a comprehensive and integrated regional health, HIV/AIDS, and nutrition project. The award, which was made possible due ...
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United States Pledges Nearly $133 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of South Sudan

On September 23, 2016, the United States announced nearly $133 million in new humanitarian assistance for South Sudanese refugees, who now number over one million, as well as for internally displaced persons in South Sudan. U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Gayle Smith announced the additional funding at the “High Level Side Event on ...
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Remarks at a UN Security Council Open Debate on Prevention and Resolution of Conflicts in the Great Lakes Region

Ambassador Samantha Power U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City March 21, 2016 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Foreign Minister Chikoti, for being here today and for hosting this timely debate on an incredibly important set of issues. Let me also thank the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Commissioner ...
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Press Statement: On the Results of Uganda’s Presidential Elections

Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC February 20, 2016 The United States commends the Ugandan people for participating actively and peacefully in the February 18 elections. While the vote occurred without major unrest, we must acknowledge numerous reports of irregularities and official conduct that are deeply inconsistent with international standards and expectations for any democratic process. Delays in the delivery of voting materials, reports of pre-checked ballots and ...
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U.S. Secret Service and Ugandan Authorities Dismantle International Cyber Counterfeiting Conspiracy

(Kampala) – On December 15, 2014, the Ugandan police supported by the U. S. Secret Service arrested Ryan Gustafson, aka “Willy Clock,” a U.S. citizen residing in Uganda.  Gustafson was arrested and charged with conspiracy, possession of counterfeit currency, selling/dealing in counterfeit currency and unlawful possession of ammunition.  The U.S. Embassy notes that contrary to ...
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U.S. Government Provides UPDF with Explosive Ordinance Disposal Robot

KAMPALA–The United States government, via the Office of Security Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy to Uganda, on December 4 provided the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) with explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) training equipment, including the robotic EOD system known as the Packbot 501. The U.S. Office of Security Cooperation in Uganda has helped field the ...
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U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights Visit to Uganda

KAMPALA–U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski visited Kampala November 15-17. During his trip, Assistant Secretary Malinowski met with numerous members of the Ugandan government and security services, including Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda and Chief of Military Intelligence Brigadier General Charles Bakahumura. Assistant Secretary Malinowski also met with members ...
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U.S Assistant Secretary for Human rights Tom Malinowski visit to Uganda

KAMPALA–U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski visited Kampala November 15-17. During his trip, Assistant Secretary Malinowski met with numerous members of the Ugandan government and security services, including Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda and Chief of Military Intelligence Brigadier General Charles Bakahumura. Assistant Secretary Malinowski also met with members ...
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Over 600 Child Experts Convene in Kampala to Discuss the Plight of Ugandan Children

KAMPALA – On October 27 and 28 2015, the United States government, in partnership with the Government of Uganda, hosted more than 600 participants at the National Forum on the State of the Ugandan Child to address the critical challenges facing children in Uganda. The two-day Forum, held at Speke Resort Munyonyo, brought together participants ...
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USAID and GIZ Cooperate in Northern Uganda Water and Sanitation Project

KAMPALA- U.S. Mission Uganda today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to design and implement town sanitation plans in four Northern Uganda towns: Oyan, Kamdini, Aduku and Apac. USAID has committed $2 million to the project over ...
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U.S. Secret Service and Uganda Authorities Dismantle International Cyber Counterfeiting Conspiracy

(Kampala) – On December 15, 2014, the Ugandan police supported by the U. S. Secret Service arrested Ryan Gustafson, aka “Willy Clock,” a U.S. citizen residing in Uganda.  Gustafson was arrested and charged with conspiracy, possession of counterfeit currency, selling/dealing in counterfeit currency and unlawful possession of ammunition.  The U.S. Embassy notes that contrary to ...
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Statement From the Ambassador (September 14, 2014)

Ambassador Scott DeLisi congratulates President Museveni and expresses the United States’ gratitude for the successful disruption of an al-Shabaab terrorist attack. The work of the Ugandan security agencies certainly saved lives and led to the arrest of a number of suspected terrorists. The U.S. Embassy deeply appreciates Uganda’s continued commitment to our strong partnership in ...
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September 02, 2014: USAID and GIZ Cooperate in Northern Uganda Water and Sanitation Project

KAMPALA- U.S. Mission Uganda today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to design and implement town sanitation plans in four Northern Uganda towns: Oyan, Kamdini, Aduku and Apac. USAID has committed $2 million to the project over ...
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Uganda Sees Remarkable Decrease in Maternal and Child Deaths

Kampala–U.S. Mission Uganda, in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH), celebrated the success of reducing maternal mortality by 30% though Saving Mothers Giving Life (SMGL), a program supported by the U.S. government (USG).  The results were highlighted at a dissemination meeting held in Kabarole district today, where MOH, USG, and SMGL partners discussed key ...
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U.S. Celebrates Historic Progress in the Global Fight Against Neglected Tropical Diseases: 1 Billion

KAMPALA — U.S. Mission Uganda today announced that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Program, has supported the delivery of 1 billion NTD treatments to some of the world’s poorest populations, cumulatively reaching approximately 465 million people in 25 countries.  To celebrate this milestone, USAID is launching its ...
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Release of Annual Human Rights Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C.- On February 27, 2014, Secretary of State John Kerry submitted the 2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (commonly known as the Human Rights Reports) to the United States Congress. The reports, now in their 38th year, are available on State.gov and HumanRights.gov. Mandated by Congress, the Human Rights Reports help inform U.S. ...
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March 3, 2014: Uganda Works to Establish an Autonomous

KAMPALA– The U.S. Mission today announced the successful completion of the Uganda activity under the Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa (SUWASA) Program, a six-year $40 million regional initiative financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). According to the 5th Water and Environment Sector Performance Report, access to improved water in Uganda reached ...
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U.S. Farmers Volunteer to Assist Ugandan Farmers

KAMPALA- U.S. Mission Uganda today announced a program that connects farmers in the United States with their counterparts around the world for training and technical assistance. U.S. Mission Uganda, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS), will place 125 American volunteer farmers with projects that assist local ...
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U.S. Mission Pledges 50 Million Ugandan Shillings to Support Entrepreneurship Project Led by Young African Leadership Initiative Alu

Kampala–On February 3, 2014, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan signed a grant worth approximately 50 million Ugandan Shillings.  This grant, funded by the American people, is awarded to alumni of President Obama’s Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) to support youth entrepreneurship efforts in Uganda. Entitled Empowering Youth Entrepreneurship ...
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World safer when CDC works with other countries to fight infectious diseases

According to an article in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), pilot projects between CDC and Uganda and CDC and Vietnam have resulted in improvements in disease detection and response that may serve as a model for increasing global health security in the rest of the world. Global ...
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Ugandan Youth Internship Program Starts Second Round

KAMPALA —On January 24, 2014, U.S. Mission Uganda launched the second six-month YouthMap internship opportunity for young university graduates to improve their employment prospects and contribute to the country’s broader economic development efforts. The YouthMap Program is a four-year initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented in partnership with ...
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U.S. Ambassador Swears In 42 New Peace Corps Education Volunteers

On January 22, 2014, U.S. Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi presided over the swearing-in ceremony of forty-two U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers at his residence in Kampala.  This newest group of Peace Corps Volunteer Literacy Specialists brings the total number of Peace Corps Education Volunteers serving in Uganda to eighty-three.  Five of the new volunteers hold doctoral ...
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Report Reveals One-Third Reduction in Maternal Mortality in One Year through Saving Mothers, Giving Life Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C., JANUARY 9, 2014 – The public-private partnership led by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Saving Mothers, Giving Life, announced today that the number of women dying during pregnancy and childbirth declined sharply over one year in eight pilot districts in Uganda and Zambia where the initiative has deployed a battery ...
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