Yes, Uganda as a member of the United Nations is mandated to act in accordance with all the UN Charter obligations and such sanctions that may be conferred on it by the UNSC.
Does Uganda implement UN sanctions?
Does Uganda implement an autonomous sanctions regime?
What is the nature of the sanctions regime in Uganda?
Since Uganda is a member of the UN, all such sanctions as may be imposed by the UNSC apply to it.
Does Uganda maintain a list of sanctioned individuals and entities?
At the moment there are no lists of sanctioned individuals and entities. However, there have been a few instances where Uganda has sanctioned other countries. An example is in 2011 where the Ugandan government seized a 69 percent shareholding in Uganda Telecom from Lap Green (a subsidiary of a company owned by the government of Libya).
Are there any other lists related to sanctions?
Does Uganda have a licensing or authorization system in place?
Yes. There are various licensing and authorization systems in Uganda. These are regulated by various government entities and Ministries.
What are the consequences for a breach of sanctions in Uganda?
There are no penalties or recourse for enforcement of sanctions against Ugandan persons or entities.
Who are the relevant regulators in Uganda and what are their contact details?
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the relevant regulator in Uganda responsible for implementing sanctions and ensuring that the security of the country is paramount.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
P.O Box 7048
2A-B Sir Apollo Kaggwa Road
Eversheds Sutherland is the name and brand under which the members of Eversheds Sutherland Limited (Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP and Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP) and their respective controlled, managed and affiliated firms and the members of Eversheds Sutherland (Europe) Limited (each an "Eversheds Sutherland Entity" and together the "Eversheds Sutherland Entities") provide legal or other services to clients around the world. Eversheds Sutherland Entities are constituted and regulated in accordance with relevant local regulatory and legal requirements and operate in accordance with their locally registered names. The use of the name Eversheds Sutherland, is for description purposes only and does not imply that the Eversheds Sutherland Entities are in a partnership or are part of a global LLP. The responsibility for the provision of services to the client is defined in the terms of engagement between the instructed firm and the client.