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> The Embassy is working alongside Ugandan MPs in the fight against female (...)
Tuesday, September 25, SE Aline Kuster-Menager went alongside Ugandan MPs at breakfast organized jointly by UNFPA - United Nations Fund for Population Activities - and UNICEF. This meeting was about female genital (...)
> Dance and video performance : “Memories of Child Soldiers”
A choreographic production on the theme of “memories of child soldiers” performed by 15 Ugandan dancers accompanied by a French choreographer and a German and French video maker. The event took place on Saturday, 15th (...)
> France launches Shs 2.2 Billion enveloppe for Civil Society.
On 23rd October, the Embassy of France in Uganda announced a release of 2.2 billion Shillings (925,000 Euros) within the framework of its co-operation under the Social Development Fund which is one of the programmes (...)
> Grant to promote organic cocoa in Uganda.
H.E. René Forceville, Ambassador of France in Uganda, and a representative of the National Crops Resources Research Institute, signed a grant agreement amounting to 58,410,000 Ugandan (...)
> Change of Telephone and Fax Numbers
Please note that the Embassy telephone and fax numbers have changed to : Telephone General line : (256)414-304 500, and Fax : Chancery:0414-304 510.
> Bastille Day : 14th of July in Kampala
The 14th of July 2008, H.E. René Forceville and his wife Brigitte organised a reception at the Residency of France to celebrate the Bastille with more than 400 guests, including the Guest of Honour the Minister of (...)
> TIC and TICE training in Kampala
Quatre formations ont eu lieu en août et septembre 2008 à l’initiative de l’Ambassade de France et de l’APFO, son opérateur linguistique. La première s’est tenue du 18 au 22 août à Nsambya St Joseph’s SSS et a réuni 50 (...)
> France Co-operation projects in Karamoja
The co-operation attachée of the Embassy of France in Uganda, Miss Ayito N’guema, travelled to Moroto district, on September 22nd 2008, to monitor a project funded under the Social Development Fund. The total amount (...)
> The FSD projects in Sesse Islands
On 25 September 2008, the French Embassy’s FSD team went to Mugoye sub county, in the Kalangala District (Ssese Island) on Lake Victoria, to monitor a Social Development Fund project with a finance grant amounting to (...)
> AFD: France extends a grant of 2.5 million Euros to NWSC
On 24th February, the French government and National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) signed a 2.5 million Euro grant agreement for partial funding of the « Kampala & Jinja Water Supply Improvement Project (...)
> The FSD food aid programmes in the Karamoja region
A delegation from the French Embassy carried out a follow up mission on the food aid programmes in the Karamoja region districts of Kotido and Moroto.
> France launches 1.3 billion Shillings programme for 2009 centred on (...)
the Ambassador of France in Uganda, M. René Forceville, signed grant agreements with eight Organisations whose projects shall be financed by the Embassy during the course the year 2009. The total amount granted to (...)
> French Businessmen visit Uganda.
A delegation of MEDEF International, led by Mr. Jean Burelle (also President of the automotive BURELLE SA) and Mr. Patrick Lucas (CEO of GRAS Savoye), visited Kampala.
> France and World Vision sign a 150,000 Euro grant agreement
The French Republic and World Vision International Uganda signed a 150,000 Euro grant agreement (Ushs 430 million), intended for reintegration of children and young victims in crisis in the district of Amuru in (...)
> French soldiers train Uganda army for Peace Support Operations in (...)
The French Forces in Djibouti carried out a training of the Uganda Battle group (UGABAG 5) for AMISOM (African Mission in Somalia) in the Singo Training School, 80 km north of Kampala, from January 14 to February (...)
> SDF projects in South-Western Uganda
Evalutation mission of the projects funded by the French Social Development Fund (FSD)
> Maurice Kirya winner of the 2010 RFI Discovery Music Award
On Thursday, 16th September in Paris, a jury chaired by Passy, chose Uganda’s Maurice Kirya among many other musicians like Winyo (Kenya) and Lexxus Legal (DRC). On October 1st, Kirya was hosted at the residence of (...)
> World Day against the death penalty : working lunch at the French residence (...)
On the occasion of World/Europe Day against the death penalty, the Embassy of France in Kampala organized a working lunch during which civil society organisations, government organs and European Union ambassadors (...)
> AFD visits the Bujagali hydropower plant under construction.
From 19 to 21 October, the French Embassy and the AFD (French Development Agency) Office in Kampala welcomed the new AFD Regional Director, Yves Terracol, based in Nairobi.
> AFD reinforces its partnership with Uganda
Yves Terracol, the new Regional Director of the AFD in Nairobi visited Kampala from 19 to 21 October 2010.
> Uganda Rugby Union Women’s national team goes to La Réunion
The Territorial Rugby Committee of the Reunion Island organised an International Rugby Sevens tournament due that took place on the 24th and 25th June 2011. In order to send off the Uganda Rugby Union Women’s (...)
> French speaking community marks international day of the Francophonie.
Read programme as : Each year in March, the French speaking communities in Uganda and their friends, just like everywhere in the world, celebrate “La Journée de la Francophonie” to show their solidarity and their (...)
> Ambassador Kuster-Ménager visits French sponsored Nakivale refugee (...)
Nakivale, located in southwest Uganda (90 minutes south of Mbarara) is the largest refugee settlement in the country and is home to 52,727 refugees, majority of whom are from the Democratic Republic of Congo (...)
> Celebrating this year’s French National day : 14 juillet
The celebrations of this year’s French National day were held on Thursday, July 14 from 6:30 to 8h:30 pm at the Residence of France, Ternan Avenue, Nakasero, Kampala.
> World Music Day 2011 Edition in Kampala
For the 30th edition of the event established in 1982 by Jack Lang, then French Minister of Culture, Alliance Française de Kampala brought together 30 artists. Before an audience of over 1500 people, all styles of (...)
> France donates 200,000 Euros in support to Communities to Eradicate (...)
On July 1st 2011, the French Embassy in Uganda announced support provided to the Joint GOU/UNFPA/UNICEF programme towards the accelerated abandonment of FGM/C initiative in Uganda. The Embassy invested 200,000 (...)
> The Ugandan team goes for the 7th IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille (...)
While seeing off the team, the ambassador of France asked the young athletes to be good “ambassadors” of Uganda to France and expressed confidence in their ability to raise Uganda’s flag high during the tournament and (...)
> French discover in Uganda a fossil skull aged 20 million years
Celebrating a discovery in Karamoja of a fossil skull of a remote cousin of Hominidae by a team of researchers from Uganda and France. The announcement was made by Hon Agnes Akiror, the Minister of State for (...)
> Ugandan French teachers are back from Durban
Thanks to the support of the French Embassy, the Ugandan delegation was invited to the 13th world Congress of the IFFT, the International Federation of French teachers, which took place in Durban, in South (...)
> New convention between Makerere University and Sciences Po
This November, and for an initial period of five years, the emblematic University of Makerere and the prestigious Institute of Political Sciences of Paris signed a convention that will allow students from Uganda and (...)
> France Uganda: strong bilateral cooperation ties
The Minister attached to the Ministre d’Etat, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs responsible for Cooperation, Mr. Henri de Raincourt, visited Uganda last December 8 and 9, during a three days’ visit to the East (...)
> A Franco-German project - Breaking free- takes on Kampala.
On January 13 and 14th 2012, Kampala vibrated to the rhythm of Breaking Free!, A show organized by the Alliançe française de Kampala and the Goethe-Zentrum Kampala in the 2011 Elysée Fund (Franco-German Project (...)
> Observing Chimpanzees to treat men
How do chimpanzees, our closest relatives, "get to know" how to avoid noxious plants and select those that seem to treat them? This is the questions that has tormented and is still tormenting Sabrina Krief, a (...)
> Official visit of the Executive Director of FHRI to Paris
In the month of December 2011, Livingstone Sewanyana, the Executive Director of the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI), was invited to Paris under the auspices of the French Ministry Foreign and European (...)
> Francophonie day 10 Km run and 4 Km walk.
On Saturday March 17 start your weekend outdoors, with the Francophonie run and walk which kicks of at 8:00 AM You can choose between a 10 Km race or 4 Km Family Walk. Registration will start at 7 am at Alliance (...)
> Internation Francophonie Day : Sports at its best
Last Saturday 17th March sports took center stage in Kampala. United to promote the Francophonie, all partners helped the more than 400 people to participate in various sporting events, where everyone could proudly (...)
> Official opening of the Karimojong Culture Museum in Moroto
Wednesday, March 7th 2012, so the Karimojong Culture Museum in Moroto officially opening its doors. The project, promoted by the Directorate training in the Ministry for Karamoja, aims at raising awareness of the (...)
> Uganda marks Francophone Day
Like every year, the Francophone community in Uganda celebrated this year’s Francophone day coloured by a number of engaging activities. Diplomatic missions of Belgium, Burundi, Canada, Egypt, France, Democratic (...)
> Uganda holds the 126th Assembly of the IPU
The 126th Assembly of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), bringing together 159 member states and about 2,000 delegates from national parliaments from all over the world, was held in Kampala from 31 March to 5 (...)
> Website - Conference on Land policies in East Africa
The website on the International Conference on Land Policies in East Africa is online.
> I walked on Ugandan soil, the pearl of Africa
A country seen differently. On 1st April 2012, a French TV Channel, France 2 broadcasted a documentary on Uganda. Titled «J’ai marché sur la Terre» ("I walked on the earth"), the film recounts a journey to encounter (...)
> When the Cannes Film Festival moved to Kampala
Red Carpet rigour, sequins, photographers, television cameras and cocktail glamour of the Croisette was indeed present at the private screening of The Artist at the residence of France in Kampala on May 21, during (...)
> World Environment Day: French Ambassador visits Green Bio Energy.
On the occasion of the celebration of World Environment Day, 5 June 2012, the Ambassador of France in Uganda, Mrs Aline Kuster-Ménager, accompanied by officials from the Embassy Cooperation Department, visited Green (...)
> Call for papers : International Conference 19TH –21TH November 2012 – (...)
CALL FOR PAPERS International Conference 19TH –21TH November 2012 – Kampala, Uganda Child Victims, Vulnerable Children and “Violent” Young People in East Africa (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda): Realities, (...)
> France celebrates Bastille Day in Kampala
Friday 13th July, the Embassy of France celebrated the French National day at the residence of France in Nakasero. 14th July being a weekend, the Embassy in Kampala opted to organise the coveted day a day earlier (...)
> Prize-winner of Allons en France ! illustrous tour in France
You may recall the winner of the Allons en France! competition, the deserving student who won first place in our big quiz for the Francophone day on March 24th.. well, he’s getting set for the prestigious (...)
> Five Ugandans at the World Congress for the International Federation of (...)
The13th World Congress of the International Federation of French Teachers (FIPF) kicked off in Durban, South Africa on July 23rd and shall run up to 27th July. Under the patronage of Abdou Diouf, former President of (...)
> Story of the Ugandan winner of the “Allons en France” programme (...)
The winner from Uganda of the 2012 “Allons en France programme” contest ! on this year’s chosen theme of Human Rights, has just returned from his trip to Paris. What a nice and moving story that Benjamin gives us of (...)
> France and Total E&P award prestigious scholarships to Ugandans
In Uganda the French Embassy has co-funded the scholarships program with Total E&P, a French upstream petroleum company which came to the country recently. Total E & P sponsored the beneficiaries’ scholarship (...)
> Prof Gilles Boeuf, President of the National Museum of Natural History (...)
Prof Gilles Boeuf, the President of the French National Museum of Natural History recently made a maiden visit to Uganda which was especially devoted to a field visit of the Project for the Conservation of Great (...)
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