U.S.- Uganda Partnership Advancing Global Health Security | July 30, 2022

U.S.- Uganda Partnership Advancing Global Health Security Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown | July 30, 2022 Press conference at CDC Offices at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), Entebbe, Uganda | (as prepared for delivery) Good afternoon! I am delighted to be here today as we welcome the Director of the U.S. Centers for …

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Launch of a Global Education Children’s Book “The Wildlife Divas Adventure Team: Saving the Endangered Mountain Gorilla” | July 30, 2022

Launch of a Global Education Children’s Book “The Wildlife Divas Adventure Team: Saving the Endangered Mountain Gorilla” Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown | July 30, 2022 Kampala, Uganda (as prepared for delivery) I am thrilled to join you today on behalf of the United States government for the launch of “The Wildlife Divas …

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LGBTQI+, Religion, Diversity, and Inclusion Dialogue with Universal Coalition of Affirming Africans Uganda | July 21, 2022

LGBTQI+, Religion, Diversity, and Inclusion Dialogue with Universal Coalition of Affirming Africans Uganda Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown | July 21, 2022 Kampala, Uganda(As prepared for delivery) Good morning.  I am so pleased to see all of you here and it is an honor for me to be with you today as we …

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Remarks on Humanitarian Assistance for Africa | Julieta Valls Noyes – Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration

U.S. Department of State | Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration | Julieta Valls Noyes Remarks on Humanitarian Assistance for Africa July 15, 2022 Office of the Prime Minister Kampala, Uganda (As prepared for delivery) Minister Onek, thank you for those kind words.  I am grateful to you and, especially, to Minister …

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Remarks By U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Natalie E. Brown | United States Provides Humanitarian Assistance in Uganda Amid Global Food Crisis

Remarks By U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Natalie E. Brown | United States Provides Humanitarian Assistance in Uganda Amid Global Food Crisis July 15, 2022 Office of the Prime Minister Kampala, Uganda (As prepared for delivery) Good morning.  Thank you, Minister Onek.  We appreciate your hosting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at PMTCT Impact Evaluation Report Launch 

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at PMTCT Impact Evaluation Report Launch  May 31, 2022 | Ministry of Health Compound, Kampala, Uganda | (As prepared for delivery) Good morning!  I am delighted to be here today as we share findings from the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) Impact Evaluation, which was conducted with funding …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at “Legal Environment Assessment for HIV and AIDS in Uganda” Report Launch | May 27, 2022

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at “Legal Environment Assessment for HIV and AIDS in Uganda” Report Launch May 27, 2022 | Serena Hotel, Kampala, Uganda | (As prepared for delivery) It is an honor to be joined today by senior representatives from the Government of Uganda, and leaders of the international and national …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at 2022 Candlelight Memorial Commemoration | May 15, 2022

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at 2022 Candlelight Memorial Commemoration May 15, 2022 | Teso, Uganda | (As prepared for delivery) Good afternoon to all.  I am honored to be here to commemorate the 2022 annual Candlelight Memorial event here in Teso.  For decades, people have gathered each year on this day to …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at USAID Systems Strengthening and Public Accountability Activity Launch

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at USAID Systems Strengthening and Public Accountability Activity Launch May 5, 2022 | Sheraton Hotel, Kampala | (As prepared for delivery)  It is a pleasure to be here to launch USAID’s [U.S. Agency for International Development] Strengthening Systems and Public Accountability project.  Looking around the room and knowing that each of …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at “Uganda Country Refugee Response Plan 2022-2025” Report Launch | May 4, 2022

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at “Uganda Country Refugee Response Plan 2022-2025” Report Launch May 4, 2022 | Sheraton Hotel, Kampala (As prepared for delivery) I appreciate the invitation to be here with you today to participate in the launch of the Uganda Country Refugee Response Plan.  This forum brings together a consortium of decision …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at World Malaria Day Commemoration | April 24, 2022

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at World Malaria Day Commemoration April 24, 2022 | Mandela National Stadium, Namboole, Wakiso District, Uganda | (as prepared for delivery) I’m deeply honored to join you this morning and represent the United States government at this year’s World Malaria Day national commemoration. World Malaria Day provides a …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at N*Gen Earth Day Event | April 21, 2022

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at N*Gen Earth Day Event April 21, 2022 |  Uganda Wildlife Education Center, Entebbe, Uganda (as prepared for delivery) Good afternoon to all and thank you for being with us today to celebrate Earth Day. Earth Day 2022’s theme is “Invest in our planet,” and we have come …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at Graduation Ceremony of the First Cohort of Field Epidemiology Training Program Intermediate Fellows

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at Graduation Ceremony of the First Cohort of Field Epidemiology Training Program Intermediate Fellows March 31, 2022 | Mansion Hotel, Jinja, Uganda | (as prepared for delivery) Good afternoon!  I am deeply honored to join you today on this special occasion to witness the graduation of the first ever cohort …

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Ambassador Natalie E. Brown’s Keynote Address | For the International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa (ICWEA)

Ambassador Natalie E. Brown’s Keynote Address For the International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa (ICWEA) – FIERCE Campaign Award Ceremony March 9, 2022 | Sheraton Hotel, Kampala (As prepared for delivery) Good evening; I am honored to be here tonight surrounded by so many exceptional women to celebrate remarkable women who have …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at Uganda Public Health Fellowship Program Graduation Ceremony | January 20, 2022

Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala (As prepared for delivery) Good afternoon!  I am deeply honored to join you today on this special occasion to witness the graduation of the sixth cohort of the Public Health Fellowship Program.  This program is supported by the U.S. government through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, and …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown on Launch of the 2021 Report to the Ugandan People | December 14, 2021

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown on Launch of the 2021 Report to the Ugandan People (as prepared for delivery at the American Center, Kampala) U.S. Embassy Kampala Good afternoon. It is a pleasure to be with you today for the launch of the U.S. Mission in Uganda’s 5th annual Report to the Ugandan People.  …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at Reach Out Mbuya’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

U.S. Embassy Kampala | December 4, 2021 (as prepared for delivery at Reach Out Mbuya’s Banda offices, Nakawa Division, Kampala) Good afternoon! I am delighted to join you today for this very special occasion – celebrating 20 years of existence of Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative, or ROM as we commonly call it. Congratulations …

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Camp Kennedy Summit | Remarks for Ambassador Natalie E. Brown | Saturday, December 4, 2021, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Remarks for Ambassador Natalie E. Brown | Camp Kennedy Summit American Center. Saturday, December 4, 2021, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Good morning! Government Representatives [TBC], parents, teachers, and facilitators, and most importantly, Camp Kennedy students in the room and joining virtually, I am delighted to be with you all today. I’d like to begin …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at Bwaise Gender-based Violence Shelter Stakeholder Dialogue

U.S. Embassy Kampala | December 3, 2021 Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (GBV) Campaign: Bwaise GBV Shelter Stakeholder Dialogue (As prepared for delivery) Good morning! I am so pleased and honored to be here with you today to commemorate 16 Days of Activism Against …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at World AIDS Day Commemoration

U.S. Embassy Kampala | December 1, 2021 (as prepared for delivery at Kololo National Ceremonial Grounds, Kampala, Uganda) Good morning/afternoon to all. I am honored to join you and to represent the United States at this annual World AIDS Day event. The first-ever World AIDS Day was celebrated in 1988, which was 33 years ago! …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at International Men’s Day Commemoration | November 19, 2021

U.S. Embassy Kampala | November 19, 2021 (as prepared for delivery at Kaazi Scout National Camping Ground, Kampala, Uganda) Good afternoon to all. It is a privilege to be here with you all today to recognize International Men’s Day. I commend you for your focus on the critical issue of improving gender relations and promoting …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at Zoohackathon 2021 Uganda

U.S. Embassy Kampala | November 14, 2021, 2021 Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at Zoohackathon 2021 Uganda (as prepared for delivery at Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre, Entebbe, Uganda)  Good afternoon, everyone! It’s a pleasure to be here with you at the close of the third annual Zoohackathon competition here in Uganda.  Let’s start by offering a sincere thank you …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown Marking Arrival of United States Donation of 1.6 Million Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Doses for Uganda

U.S. Embassy Kampala | September 20, 2021 Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown Marking Arrival of United States Donation of 1.6 Million Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Doses for Uganda (as prepared for delivery at Entebbe International Airport, Uganda) On behalf of the American people, I am proud to deliver 1,674,270 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown Marking Arrival of United States Donation of 647,080 COVID-19 Vaccines for Uganda | September 6, 2021

U.S. Embassy Kampala September 6, 2021 Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown Marking Arrival of United States Donation of 647,080 COVID-19 Vaccines for Uganda (as prepared for delivery at Entebbe International Airport, Uganda) On behalf of the American people, President Biden, our many supporting U.S. agencies, and the U.S. Mission to Uganda, I am …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at CITES E-Permitting System Launch | July 29, 2021

U.S. Embassy Kampala July 29, 2021 Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES) e-Permitting Launch (as prepared for delivery at Protea Hotel, Kampala) On behalf of the United States Mission in Uganda, I am pleased to participate in today’s launch of …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at Uganda HIV/AIDS Candlelight Memorial Commemoration

U.S. Embassy Kampala | May 27, 2021 (as prepared for delivery at Office of the President, Uganda) Honorable Minister of the Presidency, Hon. Esther Mbayo Honorable Members of Parliament present Director General, Uganda AIDS Commission – Dr. Nelson Musoba Managing Director, Uganda National Social Security Fund, Mr. Richard Patrick Byarugaba Ambassador of European Union to …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown on Investing in East African Youth at Rotaract District Luncheon  

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown on Investing in East African Youth at Rotaract District Luncheon   U.S. Embassy Kampala | April 23, 2021  (as prepared for delivery at Speke Munyonyo Resort and Conference Center, Kampala)  Rotary International President’s Personal Representative  District Governor, District 9211  District Rotaract Representative, District 9211  Distinguished Rotary Leaders and Partners …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown on Launch of the YALI Green Refugee Communities Project for Environmental Preservation

U.S. Embassy Kampala | April 19, 2021 (as prepared for delivery at The American Center, Ggaba Road, Kampala) Kampala, Uganda — Good afternoon everyone. It’s an honor to join you for this launch of the YALI [Young African Leaders Initiative] 2019 Alumni Green Refugee Communities project for environmental conservation. This Thursday, April 22, is Earth …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown on Launch of the USAID Civil Society Strengthening Activity | April 14, 2021

U.S. Embassy Kampala | April 14, 2021 (as prepared for delivery Serena Hotel, Kampala) ● Representatives of Civil Society from across Uganda; ● Representatives from the East-West Management Institute; ● Friends, ● All protocols observed. Good morning.  On behalf of the United States government, I am delighted to launch USAID’s Civil Society Strengthening Activity in …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown on Launch of Human Rights Network for Journalists – Uganda’s Press Freedom Index Report 2020

U.S. Embassy Kampala | April 1, 2021   (as prepared for delivery Hilton Garden Hotel, Kampala)  Kampala, Uganda — I am deeply honored to participate in this important event to underscore the vital role that a free press plays in democracy. Journalists shine a light on not only the many challenges and cruelties that are all too …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown at Ceremony Marking Uganda’s Receipt of COVID-19 Vaccines through COVAX Facility

U.S. Embassy Kampala | March 5, 2021 Kampala, Uganda (as prepared for delivery Entebbe International Airport, Uganda) Entebbe, UGANDA — On behalf of the United States, I am honored to join Minister Aceng and other officials from the Government of Uganda, as well as my colleagues from the WHO, European Union, the United Kingdom and …

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U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown Keynote Address for the Uganda Diaspora Business Expo and Homecoming

Thank you, Dr. Maggie Kigozi, for the warm introduction.  And thank you to the Uganda Diaspora Network for organizing today’s virtual event.  I am delighted to join you and to have the opportunity to talk about how we can increase trade and business ties between the United States and Uganda.    While this past year has introduced challenges …

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World AIDS Day Commemoration | Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown | December 1, 2020

U.S. Embassy Kampala December 1, 2020 Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Natalie E. Brown World AIDS Day Commemoration Office of the President – Conference Hall, Kampala, Uganda (Remarks AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY) His Excellency the President of the Republic of Uganda Honorable Minister of the Presidency Honorable Minister of Health Honorable Members of Parliament Ambassadors/Heads of …

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Philly Lutaaya Memorial Public Lecture “Access to HIV Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic” | 17 October, 2020

U.S. Embassy Kampala October 17, 2020 | Office of the President – Conference Hall, Kampala Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Christopher Krafft   Senior Government Officials Chairman of the Uganda AIDS Commission Colleagues from the UN and other Health and HIV Development Partners The family of Philly Lutaaya Civil society representatives Ladies and Gentlemen …

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Protecting Uganda’s Future – Its Children

  An op-ed by Ambassador Deborah Malac | December 10, 2019 Today is Human Rights Day and the final day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.  It’s a day to remind us that everyone must play a vital role in championing human rights and protecting those in need. Children are the most …

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243rd United States Independence Day Celebration | Remarks by Ambassador Deborah R. Malac

Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 6:30 pm Right Honorable Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda; Honorable Members of Parliament; Representatives and officials of the Government of Uganda; Distinguished guests, colleagues, and friends; All protocols observed. Good evening, and thank you so much for being here to help us celebrate the 243rd anniversary …

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2019-2020 Uganda Refugee Response Plan | Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission

Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Colette Marcellin Launch of the 2019-2020 Uganda Refugee Response Plan Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 9:30 AM Office of the Prime Minister Office Building, Kampala Ministers UN Resident Coordinator Rosa Malango Ladies and Gentlemen, All protocols observed. Good morning everyone.  It is an honor to be here with all of …

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Remarks by Ambassador Deborah R. Malac On World Press Freedom Day | Friday, May 3, 2019

Remarks for Ambassador Deborah Malac World Press Freedom Day National Dialogue Golf Course Hotel, Kampala Friday, May 3, 2019 As Prepared for Delivery Chairperson, Uganda Human Rights Commission; Representatives of civil society; Representatives of the Electoral Commission of Uganda; Representatives of the Government of Uganda; The Media fraternity, colleagues, and friends; Good morning.  It is …

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Environmental Management for the Oil Sector Activity Closeout

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Deborah R. Malac Environmental Management for the Oil Sector Activity Closeout Good morning! I am delighted to be here today to recognize the achievements of the partners of USAID’s Environmental Management for the Oil Sector Activity. These partners have dedicated themselves to ensuring that Uganda is prepared to manage and mitigate …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Deborah R. Malac on the Seventh Annual National Youth Festival

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Deborah R. Malac  Seventh Annual National Youth Festival Saturday, August 19, 2017 Good afternoon everyone!  I am absolutely delighted to be with you at the Seventh Annual National Youth Festival.  Your participation today demonstrates the positive role young people play in Uganda as leaders, innovators, educators, and citizens who care deeply …

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Ambassador Malac inspires Ugandan youth to believe in their potential, creativity, and energy.

On Saturday, August 19, Ambassador Malac attended the Seventh Annual National Youth Festival at Makerere University. Uganda’s population is one of the youngest in the world.  Approximately 80 percent of the population is under the age of 35, and of those, 50 percent is under the age of 15. In her remarks , Ambassador Malac said, …

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Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony for Health and Agribusiness Trainees Thursday, August 10, 2017

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission to Uganda, Colette Marcellin Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony for Heath and Agribusiness Trainees Thursday, August 10, 2017 PROTOCOL LIST It is my pleasure to welcome everyone to this very happy occasion: the swearing-in of Peace Corps Volunteers. We’re honored to have our Chief Guest, Dr. Jane Aceng, the …

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The U.S. Embassy Celebrates America’s 241st birthday

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac United States Independence Day Celebration U.S. Embassy, Kampala Right Honorable Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda; Honorable Minister of State for International Affairs Okello Oryem; Honorable Members of Parliament; Representatives and officials of the Government of Uganda; Distinguished guests, colleagues, and friends… …

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U.S. Embassy celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program

Remarks by Ambassador Deborah R. Malac Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program Makerere University October 21, 2016   The Makerere University Chancellor, Dr. Ezra Suruma Honorable Vice Chancellor John Ddumba Sentamu Representatives and officials of the Government of Uganda Distinguished professors, Alumni, guests, and friends… All protocols observed. Thank you all very much …

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Remarks for Zimba Women Technology for Business Summit

Chargé Colette Marcellin Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Sheraton Hotel, Kampala, Uganda 9:00 am Good morning, and thank you for that introduction. If you’ll permit me to employ a very useful phrase I have heard here, “All protocols observed.” It is truly an honor for me to be here with you today for the launch of …

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Full speech: Ambassador Deborah R. Malac kicks off Uganda’s 6th annual National Youth Festival 2016.

Good afternoon everyone! I am absolutely delighted to be with you today to help kick off Uganda’s 6th annual National Youth Festival. It’s always exciting for me to take part in events like these and see first-hand the talents, ambitions, and innovations of Uganda’s youth. Your participation in this weekend’s activities demonstrate how young people …

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Ambassador’s Full Speech: U.S. 240th Independence Day Celebration

Ambassador’s Remarks for Independence Day Celebration U.S. Embassy, Kampala July 12, 2016 • Honorable Minister of State for International Affairs Henry Oryem Okello;; • Honorable Members of Parliament; • Representatives and officials of the Government of Uganda; • Distinguished guests, colleagues, and friends… • All protocols observed. Thank you all very much for joining us …

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Full speech: U.S. Mission Launches Leveraging Excellence in Agricultural Development Program

As prepared for delivery Speech for Her Excellency U.S. Ambassador Deborah R. Malac for The Official Launch of the Inaugural Leveraging Excellence in Agricultural Development Program Monday, June 20, 2016 Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort Your Excellency President, Yoweri Museveni, Rt. Honorable Prime Minister, Ruhakana Rugunda, Chairman, National Planning Authority, Dr. Kisamba Mugerwa, Coordinator, Operation Wealth Creation, …

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Ambassador Malac’s full speech at the East African Healthcare Federation Conference

As prepared for delivery Remarks for East African Healthcare Federation Conference U.S. Ambassador Deborah R. Malac Monday, June 6, 2016, 8:45 AM Sheraton Hotel, Kampala Hon. Minister of Health, Elioda Tumwesigye, Honorable Ministers from Rwanda and Tanzania, Government representatives from Kenya, Uganda Government representatives, Non-governmental Organizations and Faith-based Organizations present, Members of the Private Sector …

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Ambassador Malac’s Remarks for Generation Agripreneur Expo and Summit 2016

Remarks for Generation Agripreneur Expo and Summit Ambassador Deborah Malac Thursday, April 21, 2016 Uganda Manufacturers Association Show Grounds, Kampala, Uganda Thank you Captain Abhay Agarwal , for your introduction. Under your leadership, the American Chamber of Commerce does an excellent job promoting U.S. business interests here in Uganda. I appreciate your leadership, energy, and …

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It’s Time for the Government to Invest in Ugandans’ Health and Future

World Health Day Op-ed By U.S. Ambassador Deborah Malac April 7, 2016 Every April 7, the world comes together to commemorate World Health Day, a global campaign to improve and promote awareness on key health issues. This year, we can celebrate the fact that Uganda is making great strides towards achieving the United Nations’ sustainable …

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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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Remarks for the Regional Child Forum on the State of the Uganda Child

USAID Deputy Mission Director Mark Meassick Acholi Inn Gulu, Uganda Representatives of the Government of Uganda Representatives of the United States Government Civil Society Representatives Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen; All Protocols Observed. Welcome to the first Regional Forum on the State of the Ugandan Child here in the beautiful Gulu!  If you are like …

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Remarks for the Launch of the Uganda Muslim Women Civilization Initiative

Chargé d ’Affairs Patricia Mahoney Thursday, December 3, 2015, 4:00 – 5:00 pm Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda Good afternoon. I am delighted to be here today for the launch of the Uganda Muslim Women Civilization Initiative. First, I would like to thank the organizer of this event, Shamirah Namutebi, the Executive Director of UMWCI.  I would …

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Remarks for the National Conference on the State of the Ugandan Child by USAID Mission Director Leslie Reed

Wednesday, October 28th 2015 8:30 AM | Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala Watch Behind Every Number There Is a Story Remarks for the National Conference on the State of the Ugandan Child by USAID Mission Director Leslie Reed Representatives of the Government of Uganda Representatives of the United States Government Civil Society Representatives Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen; All Protocols Observed. Welcome to …

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International Day of the Girl

Op-Eds   The United States is proud to celebrate the International Day of the Girl with our partners in Uganda and around the world. October 11 is a day to recognize girls’ rights and build a global commitment to end gender stereotypes, discrimination, violence, and economic disparities that disproportionately affect girls. I have lived in …

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Remarks for Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony

Chargé d’Affaires Patricia Mahoney Wednesday, August 6, 2:00pm – 4:30 p.m. Chief of Mission Residence, Kampala, Uganda Good afternoon. I am delighted to welcome you all for the swearing-in of new Peace Corps Volunteers.  Today we welcome 51 Volunteers, 38 of whom who will serve for two years in Uganda’s health and agriculture sectors and …

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Remarks for National Technical Review

Remarks for National Technical Review Chargé d’Affaires Patricia Mahoney Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 9:00 a.m. Imperial Royal Hotel, Kampala, Uganda Honorable Minister of Health; Ministry leadership; Leadership of the Uganda AIDS Commission; Representatives of Makerere University; District Health Officers; Our friends from the World Health Organization and UNAIDS; Chiefs of Party from our Implementing Partners; …

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Remarks for Cessna Aircraft Handover

Chargé d’ Affaires Patricia Mahoney Monday, March 16, 2015, 10:40 a.m. Entebbe Airport, Uganda Chief of Defense Forces, General Katumba Wamala; Representatives of the Government of Uganda; Officers of the UPDF; All protocols observed. Good morning!  It is a great pleasure to be here today for the handover of two Cessna aircraft that will have …

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Remarks for Eastern Accord 2015 Closing

Deputy Chief of Mission Patricia Mahoney Friday, March 13, 2015 Jinja, Uganda It is a pleasure to be with you today and see the great work you are doing with Maliza Ugaidi 2015 and how the militaries from all our partner nations are working together to make the continent of Africa safer and more secure. Some …

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Makerere University College of Health Sciences School of Public Health – CDC Fellowship Program Dissemination Event for 2013/14 Fellows (Wednesd

As prepared for delivery – Ambassador’s Remarks – Silver Springs Hotel, Kampala   Representatives of Makerere University, The College of Health Sciences, and The School of Public Health; Officials of the Government of Uganda; The Fellows whom we celebrate here today; Invited Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen; All Protocols Observed. Good afternoon. I am delighted to …

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Remarks for Uganda’s World AIDS Day Event On Behalf of the AIDS Development Partners (December 1, 2014)

Deputy Chief of Mission Patricia Mahoney December 1, 2014 Fort Portal, Uganda I am honored to be with you to commemorate World AIDS Day.  It is a day to remember those whom we have lost, celebrate the lives we have saved, and recommit ourselves to the continued fight against HIV. Achieving an AIDS-free generation is …

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39th African Travel Association Congress

Good afternoon, and thank you for the opportunity to speak to you about the future of tourism in Uganda.  I would like to welcome you all, but in particular, I am happy to recognize my American countrymen who have traveled here to the “Pearl of Africa.”    I hope that this will be a rewarding and …

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YALI Alumni Grant Signing: Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs , Evan Ryan: Kampala, Uganda

REMARKS (As prepared for delivery) Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs , Evan Ryan: YALI Alumni Grant Signing Kampala, Uganda February 3, 2014 Good morning.  It is an honor to be here today with all of you to show the United States’ steadfast support for Uganda youth and the economic future of …

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