Public lecture by H.E. Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of UgandaTime: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Location: Külügyi és Külgazdasági Intézet - 1016 Budapest, Bérc utca 13-15, Hungary Map
The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade has the pleasure to invite you to the public lecture entitled "Uganda’s role in the stability of the East African region".
The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade has the pleasure to invite you to the public lecture entitled "Uganda’s role in the stability of the East African region"
by H.E. Mr Sam Kahamba Kutesa
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda
to be held on
22 November 2017 (Wednesday) at 4.00 p.m.
at the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade
13-15. Bérc street, Budapest 1016
The event is public but registration is required.
Please register until 10 a.m. on 21 November.
The discussion will be held in English.
Sam Kahamba Kutesa (born 1 February 1949) is a Ugandan politician and lawyer. He is the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Cabinet of Uganda, a position he has held since 13 January 2005. He served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Mbarara North Constituency from 1980 to 1985 and as Attorney General from 1985 to 1986. Between 1994 and 1995, he served as a delegate to the Constituent Assembly that drafted the 1995 Ugandan Constitution. He was elected MP for Mawogola County in 2001 and was re-elected in 2006. He was Minister of State for Investment from 2001 to 2005. President Yoweri Museveni appointed Sam Kutesa as Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2005. The African Union Executive Council unanimously chose him to be their candidate for President of the United Nations General Assembly. His candidature was endorsed unanimously during the 17th Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement, held in Algiers, Algeria in May 2013. He was officially elected by the UNGA on 11 June 2014, so he became the President of the UN General Assembly during its 69th session in 2014–2015. He was a key player in the peace process of South Sudan.