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"Herzlich Willkommen" to the German Embassy! In Uganda you would probably say "Tukusanyukidde", "Apwoyo bino" or "Karibu".
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The Embassy remains closed on Monday, 20 May 2013
Mr Ssebaggala is one of the founding members of the Human Rights Network for Journalists (HRNJ)–Ugandaand has been its Programmes Coordinator since 2009. Over 200 Journalists are part of HRNJ-Uganda. The organisation promotes, protects and respects human rights, through defending and building the capacity of journalists. "In 2012 HRNJ-Uganda was and remains concerned that press freedom has become elusive to many journalists as institutions that are supposed to protect them are continuing to perpetrate violence against them. Our campaign going forward is one against increasing levels of impunity". Wokulira Ssebaggala. (www.hrnjuganda.org)
The German Embassy, the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities and KCCA have organised an Exhibition on Ernst May-Architecture and Urban Planning in Kampala that takes place at the Uganda Museum, Plot 5, Kira Road from 10th until 30th of April 2013.
The exhibition takes a unique look at the contribution of German Architect Ernst May to architecture and urban planning in Kampala under British colonial rule. Featured are also historic and current photographs of the city, as well as works of art that explore the cityscape and the Uganda Museum itself.
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On January 29th, the German Ambassador, HE Klaus Dieter Düxmann, the Minister of State for Finance (General Duties), Hon. Fred Omach, and the Commissioner of the Department of Museums and Monuments, Mrs. Mwanja Rose, officially commissioned Fort Wadelai in Nebbi District as a new tourism site in Northern Uganda.
The United Nations Human Rights Council regularly reviews the human rights situation in all UN member countries. April 2013 will be the second time Germany has been the subject of this Universal Perio...
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German Embassy hosts opening of Uganda's first Contemporary Art Festival
On October 7th 2012, the Kampala Contemporary Art Festival (KLA ART 012) was opened by the German Embassy and the KLA ART committee as Uganda’ s first ever Festival of Contemporary Art. Under this year’s title “12 Boxes Moving”, 12 talented Ugandan artists transformed 12 shipping containers into individual exhibition spaces that were placed at different locations throughout Kampala. The one-week festival that also encompassed a complementary artistic program, explored innovative ways of creating art and presenting it to the public.
Over 30 Ugandans to benefit from Germany-funded scholarships
Every year outstanding young academics from Uganda benefit from scholarships funded by the German Government and awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - DAAD), the world’s largest organization dedicated to promoting academic cooperation. To honour this year’s beneficiaries, the German Ambassador, Klaus Dieter Düxmann, welcomed more than 30 DAAD scholarship recipients at his residence on 22nd August 2012 where he handed over the letters of award.
Children in focus of German Ugandan sports co-operation
As part of the longstanding German Ugandan sports co-operation, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, HE Klaus Dieter Düxmann, handed over 3 sophisticated time measurement systems in support of the Primary Schools National Athletics Championships in Uganda. To further strengthen the continuous integration of visually impaired children in the field of sports, sports equipment was handed over to the Salama School for the Blind in Mukono and the St. Francis Madera School for the Blind in Soroti. The event took place at the German Embassy on 15th of May 2012.
Alumniportal and Alumni Networking Event a great success
To strengthen the network of academics and researchers who have participated in a German educational programme and to establish and maintain valuable contacts with German organisations, the German Ambassador Klaus Dieter Düxmann and the Deputy Country Director of the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Axel Klaphake, welcomed more than 200 Ugandan alumni at the German Ambassador’s Residence on the 10th of May, 2012.
On April 4, 2012, the OECD presented preliminary figures on official development assistance (ODA) in 2011. Germany's net ODA exceeded 10 billion Euro for the first time. Germany has become the second largest donor after the United States.