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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Full speech: World Press Freedom Day 2016

Remarks for Deputy Chief of Mission Patricia Mahoney World Press Freedom Day 2016 African Centre for Media Excellence 3 May 2016, Golf Course Hotel, Kampala   Good morning.  I am honored to be here today to mark World Press Freedom Day. Ambassador Malac couldn’t be here because she is visiting some of our programs in ...
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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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