Ambassador Edith Ssempala, has served as an Ambassador for the Republic of Uganda for over 20 years to a wide array of coun-tries. She has served as Ambas-sador Extra-ordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States, Ambassador Extra-ordinary and Plenipotentiary to Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland (Nordic Countries), Federal Democratic Republic of Ethio-pia and Djibouti. She also served as Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Copenhagen. She was Uganda’s Representative to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund holding several senior level positions namely Director, and Senior Advisor. Ambassador Ssempala holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Lu-mumba University, Moscow. Through her dignified service, Am-bassador Ssempala has been a stalwart champion advocating for the advancement of not only her beloved Uganda but the entire African diaspora. She has served as; Permanent Representative of Uganda to the African Union (AU), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Member and Representative of Uganda to the Peace and Security Council of the AU, Committee of Ambassa-dors of the IGAD Member States and the G15 Group of Ambassa-dors. She is also credited with a successful campaign for the Afri-can Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) which was signed into law by President Clinton in May, 2000 and the United States Presi-dent's Emergency Relief Fund for HIV/AIDS. She has also served as board member on several organizations in Africa. Contact details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Kampala – Uganda