New US Envoy To Uganda Meets Museveni Today


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order geneva;”>Nominated by President Obama on January 24 and confirmed on May 24 by the U.S. Congress, Scott arrived in Uganda on August 28.

A few days later, he met with a group of students from Karamoja.

They were some of the top students in their schools and the US Embassy had sponsored their trip to Kampala.

On Saturday afternoon, Scott attended the exciting Royal Ascot Goat Races at Commonwealth Resort, Munyonyo in Kampala where he associated with youthful partiers.

Who is Scott?

Scott H. DeLisi is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service who, during his 30 years as a diplomat, has served as Ambassador to the State of Eritrea and as Deputy Chief of Mission of the American Embassy in Gaborone, Botswana.

Most recently, DeLisi served as the Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, from March 2010 to July 2012.

He was the Director of Career Development and Assignments in the State Department’s Bureau of Human Resources where he played a key role in efforts to staff US embassies, including Missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan, with well-qualified career volunteers. Previously, as the Director for Entry-Level Programs, Ambassador DeLisi helped shape the newest generation of Foreign Service officers.

Among his other domestic assignments he has served as Director for Southern African Affairs, and overseas he has had postings in India, Madagascar, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

He has been the recipient of a Presidential Rank Award, the James Clement Dunn Award for Excellence, the DIA Director’s Award, four Superior Honor and two Meritorious Honor Awards.

His foreign languages include French and Urdu.

Ambassador DeLisi is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, earned the degree of Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School, and is an alumnus of the Hubert H Humphrey School.


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