- Create a Directorate under the Ministry of Foreign Services in charge of the Uganda Diaspora. The Directorate will be overseen by Minister of state in Charge of the Diaspora.
- Establish a database of Ugandans outside Uganda to strengthen our contact and provide a resource base for their Integration into National Development.
- Establish an investment desk for the Diaspora in Ministry of Foreign Services in collaboration with Uganda Investment Authority to facilitate the Ugandan Diaspora to Invest back home.
- Support Diaspora programs including Annual conventions on the different continents as a means of building Identity and exchanging important information in the interest of the Nation and the Diaspora.
- Amend the Dual Citizenship Legislation (The Citizenship and Immigration Control Act) to provide for maximum rights and freedoms at all levels for Ugandans in the Diaspora.
- Create a Diaspora support fund for Capacity Building to improve Human capital as a means of empowering Uganda Diaspora to compete.
- Pursue the concept of externalization of labor for Ugandans in order to curb unemployment and increase on the capital inflow. Uganda has got a lot of redundant studied labor which could benefit the Nation and individuals involved. Our Government will lobby for employment from friendly countries for Ugandan citizens. Government will encourage formation of employment bureaus and urgencies to facilitate external employment.
Boost Trade and Investment opportunities
- Restructure our missions abroad and the entire Foreign Services Ministry to reflect priority focus on Investment, trade and Ugandan Diaspora.
- Push for special and preferential treatment for developing countries within the WTO agreement.
- Negotiate several bilateral trade agreements (BTA) to facilitate trade between Uganda and preferred countries.
- Pursues a robust marketing campaign abroad to help Uganda attract the desired Investment.
- Remove the disincentives to investment in Uganda to increase foreign direct investment. Uganda is currently ranked the 6th worst investment country on the global and the causes include: corruption, poor power supply, poor infrastructure, low access to finance and tax rates.
- Pursue the East African Common market in the meantime empowering our business community to compete favorably to benefit of the country.
- Development of intraregional markets is one of the most powerful engines of economic growth and will be central in our foreign policy. Our government will prioritize infrastructure investment in key areas strategic to promote trade with our neighbors and in particular Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and South Sudan. We will develop two border towns into trade hubs with international airports strategic for trade. Arua and Kasese will be planned and upgraded to city status and new duty free city developed at Mutukula in Rakai district.Ensure that Uganda gets the best deal out of EU-ACP Agreement.
- Pursue a non-aligned political position and take positions consistent with other obligations under International conventions that are in the best interest of Uganda, the region and the International community.
- Support the work of the Unite d Nations, Common Wealth, Africa Union, COMESA, East African Corporation and other regional and International bodies of which Uganda is a member. Our government will pursue the expansion of the East Africa Community to include South Sudan and DR of Congo.
- Support and promote regional Integration at a pace and depth that benefit the economy and people of Uganda. Our interest is increased investment flows, improved resource mobilization and improving our ability to maximize the presenting opportunities in the world economy (positioning ourselves better to maximize the presenting opportunities in the World Economy).