Activities of Secretary-General in Uganda, 19-21 January

The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, arrived in Kampala, Uganda, from Switzerland on Friday night, 19 January.

On Saturday morning, he had a briefing with his team, then around noon, the Secretary-General held a bilateral meeting with Kassim Majaliwa, Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania.  He then held a meeting with Vo Thi Anh Xuan, the Vice-President of Viet Nam.

The Secretary-General also held a bilateral meeting with Sergey Vershinin, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs for the Russian Federation, as well as a bilateral meeting with Riyad Al-Malki, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the State of Palestine.

Separately, he held a meeting with Mohamed Younis A Menfi, President of the Presidential Council of the State of Libya, followed by a meeting with Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Uganda.

The Secretary-General then delivered his remarks to the Non-Aligned Movement, during the closing ceremony.  (See Press Release SG/SM/22111.)

After addressing the summit, the Secretary-General held a meeting with Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister for Foreign Affairs of India, and another meeting with Mohammad Mokber, First Vice-President of Iran.

On Sunday morning, the Secretary-General had a briefing with his team, after which he attended the Third South Summit of the Group of 77 and China. (See Press Release SG/SM/22112.)

He then held a meeting with Yvan Gil Pinto, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, then another meeting with Hasan Mahmud, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh.

Afterwards, the Secretary-General held a press encounter.  He then conducted a live interview with Al-Jazeera.

In the afternoon, the Secretary-General held a town hall meeting with the UN staff in the country.

The Secretary-General left Uganda for Nairobi, Kenya, that afternoon.  That night he left Nairobi and arrived in New York early on Monday morning, 22 January.

For information media. Not an official record.