The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Republic of France, H.E. Mrs. Doreen Ruth Amule presented her Letters of Credence to the Director General of The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisa
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Republic of France, H.E. Mrs. Doreen Ruth Amule today 6 July 2022 at 14:38 hrs presented her Letters of Credence to the Director General of The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Ms. Audrey Azoulay at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris France, as Permanent Delegate of the Republic of Uganda to UNESCO. Ms. Azoulay welcomed H.E. Mrs. Amule as Uganda's Permanent Delegate to UNESCO which covers a broad mandate on education, science and culture. They discussed matters of mutual interest to Uganda and the Organisation related to the UNESCO capacity building program and the girl child in the education sector, and UNESCO support for technical assistance under the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. H.E. Mrs. Amule made a commitment to continued support for the close working relationship between the Permanent Delegation of Uganda and UNESCO in whose educational, scientific and cultural competences Uganda attached great importance, noting that Uganda was a member of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Council (IGC) of the Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme from 2021-2023 and the Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme (IHP) for 2021-2023. She welcomed UNESCO's work in the education sector in Uganda which would go a long way in addressing some of the gaps created by the COVID 19 pandemic, and called for enhanced support in ICT for teachers at primary and secondary school levels. She requested for UNESCO's intervention in the culture sector with regards to support for the successful finalisation of the reconstruction process of the Tombs of the Buganda Kings at Kasubi, and language preservation including through the UNESCO World Atlas of Languages. · Ms. Azoulay and H.E. Mrs. Amule discussed the importance of the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) under which training of park managers on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in monitoring the habitats of the Great Apes, and the UNESCO led Decade of Ocean Sciences for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). Ms. Azoulay and H.E. Mrs. Amule expressed commitment to continuing the good relationship between UNESCO and Uganda. ENDS.