H.E. Amb. Canon Francis Butagira
Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda to Germany
He entered the world of politics when he served the president on the European Economic Committee Assembly and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, followed by a position as the speaker of the Parliament between 1980 and 1985. He then became the Chairman of the Legal and Security Affairs Committee in the National Assembly of Uganda between 1989 and 1996. In 1998 he was appointed the Ambassador of Uganda to Ethiopia and a permanent representative to the Organization of African Unity (OAU). He later served as a representative for the UN Environment Programme in Nairobi and a permanent representative to the United Nations beginning in 2003. In 2010, H.E. Butagira was appointed Ambassador of Uganda to Germany.