Welcome to the German Embassy Kampala
"Herzlich Willkommen" to the German Embassy! In Uganda you would probably say "Tukusanyukidde", "Apwoyo bino" or "Karibu".
On our Website, we want to provide you with information on Germany, German - Ugandan relations, the activities of German Institutions in Uganda as well as the services of the Embassy for Ugandan and German citizens.
Enjoy our website.
On 25th November 2014, the new and joint premises of the Alliance Française de Kampala (AfK) and Goethe-Zentrum Kampala / Ugandan-German Cultural Society (GZK/UGCS) were officially opened under the patronage of the Ambassador of France and the Ambassador of Germany in Uganda, H.E. Sophie Makame and H.E. Dr. Peter Blomeyer by the Right Honourable Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda. Read more on the event here.
Promoting French and German culture
Ambassador's Courtesy Call on Hon. Frank Tumwebaze
The German Ambassador Dr. Peter Blomeyer paid a courtesy call to the Minister in charge of the Presidency, Hon. Frank Tumwebaze, on 5th November 2014. During their cordial exchange they discussed several topics like the bilateral cooperation and the current climate for investment in the country. They also conversed on monitoring the implementation of laws in the Ugandan administration and agreed on the necessity of fighting corruption.
On top of previous contributions of the Federal Government the Budget Committee of the Bundestag released an additional EUR 85 million on 16 October 2014 for the fight against the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
Germany supports fight against Ebola
Ministry of Water and Environment and Development Partners Joint Sector Review
From 21st to 23rd October 2014 the Ministry of Water and Environment and Development Partners held their 6th annual Joint Sector Review. During the meeting, the sector reports on their activities of the last year and the challenges of their work to all involved, but also to the public and private investors. The German Ambassador Dr Peter Blomeyer gave the opening speech as Germany has had the lead of the Water and Environment Sector Working Group (WESWG) this year. During the occasion of the review the lead of the WESWG was passed on to Austria.
Full Speech of the Ambassador
DAAD, Ugandan German alumni hold e-resources workshop
In a partnership between the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Association of Uganda German Alumni (AUGA), a train-the-trainer workshop entitled “Tapping into E-resources” was recently held in Kampala. The course equipped scholars and alumni with skills on how to use electronic resources and reference management tools.
Read more about the workshop on the GIC website
On the evening of 2nd October 2014, the German Ambassador and his wife invited Ugandan friends and members of the international community to celebrate the Day of German Unity (3rd October).
Celebrating the National Day