Uganda Delivers a Ministerial Decree for the Establishment of its NITAG

Uganda
15 February 2015

The Ministerial Decree establishing the Uganda NITAG has been delivered to SIVAC and a workplan has been submitted. The workshop for the finalisation of the workplan and the establishment of the procedure manual will be held in February.

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