The German Embassy Kampala will remain closed on
Monday, 27th February 2017.
Business will commence as usual on Tuesday, 28th February 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
Thank you for your understanding.
On 24th January 2017, His Excellency, The President of Republic of Uganda has commissioned the rehabilitated and extended Ggaba Water Treatment Complex in Kampala. This is the first main achievement of a bigger project named Kampala Water Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation – Phase 1 co-funded together with AFD, EIB, KFW, EU and the Government of Uganda for a total cost of Euros 212 Million.
Commissioning of Ggaba Water Treatment Complex
To commemorate the signing of the Élysée Treaty on 22nd January 1963, Mrs. Stéphanie Rivoal, Ambassador of France to Uganda, and Dr. Peter Blomeyer, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Uganda, hosted a Peace & Reconciliation Award Ceremony and a Musical Brunch at the French Residence on Sunday.
Peace & Reconciliation Award Ceremony
I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Roman Herzog. We have lost a great constitutional law expert, politician and statesman today.
Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg.
The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation. The far reaching theological, cultural and political consequences of the Reformation make its anniversary in 2017 not only a church affair, but a central global event in cultural history.
Anniversary of the Reformation
The German Embassy Kampala has supported the Hope for Katanga Kids project which enabled them to build new public toliets and a small computer room on their compound. They thanked the Embassy during a march past their offices. The German Ambassador participated in their Christmas Party and official opened the new facilities.
German Embassy supports Hope for Katanga Kids Project
On December 9th 2016, German development bank KfW on behalf of the German Government and the French development bank AFD on behalf of the French Government both signed agreements with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development for the construction of the Muzizi Hydropower Project.
Agreements on Muzizi Hydropower Project
Germany’s G20 presidency
Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers will meet in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.
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Here you will find our articles about news and events and a choice of speeches from 2014 up to today in chronological order.
Embassy News Archive