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Bilateral relations[edit]

Country Formal Relations Began Notes
 Armenia June 28, 2013

Both countries established diplomatic relations on June 28, 2013.

 Australia
  • Australia is accredited to Uganda from its high commission in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Uganda has a high commission in Canberra.
  • Both countries are full members of Commonwealth of Nations.
 Brazil 1970
  • Brazil is accredited to Uganda from its embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Uganda is accredited to Brazil from its embassy in Washington, D.C., United States.
 Burundi
  • Burundi has an embassy in Kampala.
  • Uganda has an embassy in Bujumbura.
 Canada
  • Canada is accredited to Uganda from its high commission in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Uganda has a high commission in Ottawa.
 China 1962 See China–Uganda relations
  • China has an embassy in Kampala.
  • Uganda has an embassy in Beijing.
 Cyprus
  • Both countries have established diplomatic relations and have signed an Agreement for Cooperation in the Field of Tourism[1].
  • Both countries are full members of Commonwealth of Nations.
 Denmark See Denmark–Uganda relations
  • Denmark has an embassy in Kampala.
  • Uganda has an embassy in Copenhagen.
 France
  • France has an embassy in Kampala.
  • Uganda has an embassy in Paris.
 Georgia December 9, 2010

Both countries established diplomatic relations on December 9, 2010[2].

 Guyana July 21, 1970

Both countries established diplomatic relations on July 21, 1970[3].

 Iceland 2000
  • Both countries established diplomatic relations in 2000[4].
  • Iceland has an embassy in ((INDIA))[5].
  • Uganda is represented in Iceland by its embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark[6].
 India See India–Uganda relations
  • India has a High Commission in Kampala.[7]
  • Uganda maintains a High Commission in New Delhi.[8]
 Indonesia 1989

Both countries established diplomatic relations on January 12, 1989[9].

 Israel See Israel–Uganda relations

Ugandas relations with Israel remain uneasily strained due to Operation Entebbe, the 1976 capturing of a French airliner hijacked by the Palestinian Liberation Organization and flown to Entebbe airport.

 Japan 1962

Both countries established diplomatic relations in 1962[10].

 Kenya See Kenya–Uganda relations

From 1961 to 1965 the two states, along with Tanzania, were united in the East African Common Services Organization, a common market with a loose federal structure.[11]

  • Kenya has a high commission in Kampala.
  • Uganda has a high commission in Nairobi.
 Latvia October 1, 2013

Both countries established diplomatic relations on October 1, 2013[12].

 Lithuania March 15, 2012

Both countries established diplomatic relations on March 15, 2012[13].

 Malaysia See Malaysia–Uganda relations

Malaysia does not yet have a high commission in Kampala,[14] while Uganda has an embassy in Kuala Lumpur and Uganda high commission in Kuala Lumpur were also accredited to Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Myanmar.[15][16]

 Maldives November 30, 1993
 Malta July 21, 2004
 Mexico February 20, 1976 See Mexico–Uganda relations
  • Mexico is accredited to Uganda from its embassy in Nairobi, Kenya and maintains an honorary consulate in Kampala.[19]
  • Uganda is accredited to Mexico from its embassy in Washington, D.C., United States.[20]
 Mongolia 2013

Both countries have established diplomatic relations[21].

 Montenegro July 14, 2011

Both countries established diplomatic relations on July 14, 2011[22].

 New Zealand
  • New Zealand is accredited to Uganda from its embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Uganda is accredited to New Zealand from its high commission in Canberra, Australia.
  • Both countries are full members of Commonwealth of Nations.
 Romania April 27, 1969

Both countries established diplomatic relations on April 27, 1969[23].

 Russia See Russia–Uganda relations
 Rwanda
  • Rwanda has a high commission in Kampala.
  • Uganda has a high commission in Kigali.
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines July 27, 2004
 Serbia 1963

Both countries established diplomatic relations in 1963[25].

 South Africa June 24, 1994
 South Korea March 26, 1963

Establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and the Republic of Uganda was on March 26, 1963.[27]

 Tanzania See Tanzania–Uganda relations
  • Tanzania has a high commission in Kampala.
  • Uganda has a high commission in Dar es Salaam.
 Turkey

Both countries have established diplomatic relations, which became stronger since the opening of the Turkish embassy in Kampala in 2010 and the Ugandan embassy in Ankara in 2013 [28].

 United Kingdom
  • Uganda has a high commission in London.
  • United Kingdom has a high commission in Kampala.
 United States See Uganda–United States relations
Minister of Defense Amama Mbabazi of Uganda presents a drum as a gift to Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz.

Bilateral relations between the United States and Uganda have been good since Museveni assumed power, and the United States has welcomed his efforts to end human rights abuses and to pursue economic reform. Uganda is a strong supporter of the Global War on Terror. The United States is helping Uganda achieve export-led economic growth through the African Growth and Opportunity Act and provides a significant amount of development assistance. At the same time, the United States is concerned about continuing human rights problems and the pace of progress toward the establishment of genuine political pluralism.

  • Uganda has an embassy in Washington, D.C..
  • United States has an embassy in Kampala.
 Vietnam 1973

Both countries established diplomatic relations on February 9, 1973[29].


International organisations[edit]

Uganda has been a member of the United Nations and the Commonwealth of Nations since independence in 1962.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
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  7. ^ Indian High Commission in Uganda
  8. ^ Uganda High Commission in India
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  10. ^ [8]
  11. ^ East Africa Living Encyclopedia Kenya – Foreign Relations
  12. ^ [9]
  13. ^ [10]
  14. ^ "Uganda Keen on Malaysia To Open Embassy in Kampala". Bernama. August 6, 2007. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  15. ^ "High Commission of the Republic of Uganda, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia". Uganda High Commission, Kuala Lumpur. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  16. ^ "DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR MISSION". Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  17. ^ [11]
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  19. ^ Embassy of Mexico in Kenya
  20. ^ Embassy of Uganda in the United States
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  22. ^ [14]
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  27. ^ http://www.mofa.go.kr/ENG/countries/middleeast/countries/20070824/1_24477.jsp?menu=m_30_50
  28. ^ [19]
  29. ^ [20]