News

The New Regulations governing the Labour Externalization Sector are out! Check in the "Media" section of this website to read them

All migrant workers are required to under go Covid-19 PCR Test within 48hrs before their flight.....Ministry of Health

Effective 13th October 2021 Ugandan Migrant Workers will NOT be required to posses an Interpol Certificate EXCEPT those going under the Security category......Cabinet Decision

Facts about the labour externalization monitoring fund which we clearly highlighted during our presser on 19th November 2019

About Us

The Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) started in 2013. Currently it has a membership of 206 members as per 19th July 2021. We an umbrella of agencies professionally working together to spur growth of external recruitment in Uganda. UAERA regulates and monitors the activities of member agencies together with Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, which is our regulating body that ensures every company is licensed to externalize labour.

Our member agencies source job opportunities from all over the world. The major destination countries are in the Middle East, where the economies are sustainable and therefore creating jobs.

OUR VISION

To be the champion of safe labour migration in Uganda and beyond.

OUR MISSION

To unite, promote and mobilise key players to stimulate sustainable development in the labour Externalisation sector.

OUR VALUES

Professionalism, inovation, teamwork and empathy.

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We meet the unanswered questions of the employers,job seekers and agencies in the industry.

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Achievements

Labour Externalisation sector contribute to Uganda's foreign earning through annual remittances by Ugandan workers abroad which stands at USD 1.3BN globally and USD 700M for those working in the Middle East countries alone.

Acquisition of skills and capital that the returning ugandan migrant workers are ale to apply on the Uganda market.

Grown in the standard of living for the families of those working abroad because of better salaries being earned.

The number of members has gradually increased from 13 members in 2013 to 216 members in 2021.

Establishment of a reception Center in Entebbe that offers Psychosocial support to returning Ugandan migrant workers irrespective of the country they are from.

Legal Background

Our members are licensed by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development under the following laws and regulations.

. The employment ACT No.6, 2006.

. Statuary instrument No.62 of 2005

. The prevention of Trafficking in persons Act No.6, 2009.

. The Uganda Citizenship and Immigration control Act.

. The National Security Act.

Stakeholders

  • Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of External Affairs
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Uganda Embassy in Riyadh
  • Uganda Embassy in Abu Dhabi
  • Uganda Embassy in Doha
  • Saudi Arabian Embassy in Kampala

Portfolio

UAERA regulates and monitors the activities of member agencies together with Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, which is our regulating body that ensures every company is licensed to externalize labour.

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Team

Maj. Gen. Robert Rusooke

UAERA Patron

Mr. Baker Akantambira

Board Chairperson

Mr. Ibrahim Karim Bogere

Board Vice Chairperson

Dr. Ismail Tamale

Treasurer

Mr. Yusuf Tahaise

Board Member

Ms. Catherine Cheryl Akumu

Board Member

Winnie Catherine Banura

Secretary General

Mr. Ali Ahmed Zikusooka

Legal Secretary

Godwin Mwesigye

Board Member

Carol Beinamaryo

Board Member

Contact

For More Information Contact us through the available Address or Location Provided Below

Location:

BMK House Suite, 411, Plot 4,Nyabong Road, Kololo.

Call:

0788708000

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