Global civil society activity in Uganda

Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa. The country is bordered to the east by Kenya, to the north by South Sudan, to the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south-west by Rwanda, and to the south by Tanzania. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region. Uganda also lies within the Nile basin and has a varied but generally a modified equatorial climate. It has a population of around 46 million, of which 8.5 million live in the capital and largest city of Kampala.

– syndicated content from Wikipedia

Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Uganda is ranked #78 over a 20 year period,
with 301 meetings since 2001.


Uganda is ranked #79 in 2021, with 4 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Uganda Convention Bureau


Uganda Convention Bureau is the unit within Uganda Tourism Board set up to focus on growing the MICE sector in Uganda. 

Its fundamental role is to offer impartial advice, guidance and support to international meeting and event planners through every stage of planning. UCB plays an important strategic role in supporting Government goals for MICE tourism, increasing the country’s market share and thus helping drive the economic development agenda forward. 

A member of both ICCA and SITE, Uganda Convention Bureau adheres to international best practices for Convention Bureaus providing advisory services, pre- and post-bid support, destination expertise, event planning support and on-site services to clients.

Organizations based in Uganda

Association of Parliamentary Libraries of Eastern and Southern Africa - Kampala
Union of National African Paediatric Societies and Associations - Kampala
Association of Medical Schools in Africa - Kampala
East African Book Development Association - Kampala
Community Based Impact Assessment Network for Eastern Africa - Kampala
Federation of African University Sports - Kampala
African Fine Coffees Association - Kampala
Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa - Entebbe
Federation of University Women of Africa - Kampala
African Palliative Care Association - Kampala
East African Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy and Efficiency - Kampala
Inter-University Council for East Africa - Kampala
Eastern Africa Action Network on Small Arms - Kampala
Bellanet Alliance of Social Entrepreneurs - Kampala
United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders - Kampala
Community Health and Information Network - Kampala
International Community of Women living with HIV Eastern Africa - Kampala
NGO Commonwealth Women's Network - Kampala
Banana Research Network for Eastern and Southern Africa - Kampala
World Forum of Fish Harvesters and Fishworkers - Kampala
African Coffee Research Network - Mukono
Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture - Kampala
Sudan Consortium - Kampala
East African Development Bank - Kampala
Isis Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange - Kampala

View More profiles (71) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Uganda

2024 ConferenceConference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth - Kampala

Past Events in Uganda

2022 International African Palliative Care Conference – African Palliative Care Association - Kampala
2022 Annual International Conference – African Theatre Association - Kampala
2022 Africa Continental Congress – International Society of Paediatric Oncology - Kampala
2021 Annual Meeting – African Trade Insurance Agency - Kampala
2021 Annual African Dairy Conference – Eastern and Southern African Dairy Association - Kampala
2021 General Assembly – Federation of African Medical Students' Associations - Mbarara
2021 Africa Continental Meeting – International Society of Paediatric Oncology - Entebbe
2021 World Congress – CBR Global NetworkCBR Africa Network
2020 Annual African Dairy Conference – Eastern and Southern African Dairy Association - Kampala
2020 Triennial World Conference – World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts - Kampala
2020 New Breaking new grounds to accelerate access to water and sanitation for all in Africa – African Water Association - Kampala
2020 Meeting – Sustainable Sanitation Alliance - Kampala
2019 Annual General Meeting – International Federation of Surgical Colleges - Kampala
2019 Stakeholder Conference – Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes - Kampala
2019 International Conference on Tax in Africa – African Tax Administration Forum - Kampala

View More Past Events (492) in The International Congress Calendar

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