Ambassador Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther at the handover ceremony. 
Photo: MFA Norway.Ambassador Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther at the handover ceremony. Photo: MFA Norway

The official handover ceremony of the Norwegian funded school construction project in Northern Uganda in July marked the end of a year’s worth of exemplary work by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).

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On the 2nd and 3rd July, the Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited Rwanda as the last stop on her first official visit to Africa. The Prime Minister was received by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame in Kigali for discussions on the future of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The two leaders are co-chairs for the MDG Advocacy Group, set up by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

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Photo: MFA.

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg was received by President Paul Kagame in Kigali for discussions on the future of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The two leaders are co-chairs for the MDG Advocacy Group, set up by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, which now met in Africa for the first time.

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Photo: MFA.

The annual European Union Human Rights Defenders Award is given by the EU Member States, Norway and the EU Delegation in Uganda to recognise the achievements of Human Rights Defenders in Uganda.

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Det er en kontinuerlig risiko for terrorangrep i Uganda. Ambassaden vil minne alle nordmenn på og til enhver tid være forsiktig og oppmerksom på omgivelsene, særlig på offentlige steder hvor større folkemengder samles, som populære hoteller/restauranter, kjøpesentre, idrettsanlegg, markedsplasser, busstasjoner etc.

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Ambassaden anbefaler alle nordmenn, bosatt eller reisende i Uganda, Rwanda og Burundi, å registrere seg, helst via www.reiseregistrering.no eller ved fremmøte for manuell registrering ved ambassaden.

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