A list of terms frequently used by the U.S. Embassy in Kampala.
The act or process of administering, especially the management of a government or large institution. The executive branch of a government.
A diplomatic official of the highest rank appointed and accredited as representative in residence by one government or sovereign to another, usually for a specific length of time.
A correction or alteration, as in a manuscript. The process of formally altering or adding to a document or record.
A draft of a proposed law presented for approval to a legislative body.
The statistical study of biological phenomena
A government department or a subdivision of a department
To designate (a document, for example) as confidential, secret or top secret.
The national legislative body of the United States, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives
A person who works in the consulate
The branch of the Embassy that works with foreigners to obtain their visas to the United States
Deputy Chief of Mission. The DCM in Uganda is Andrew G. Chritton
To remove official security classification from.
A person or group of persons officially elected or appointed to represent another or others.
An advocate or democracy. A member of the Democratic Party.
One, such as an ambassador, who has been appointed to represent a government in its relations with other governments.
Deputy Public Affairs Officer
Federal Bureau of Investigation. See official website
Foreign Commercial Service
General Services Office
Homeland Security (U.S. Department)
An independent agency established by and accountable to the President of the United States of America. It develops and implements a national strategy to make the United States safe from terrorist threats or attacks. See official website
House of Representatives
The lower house of the U.S. Congress and most state legislatures. See official website
To enter and settle in a country or region to which one is not native
Information Resource Center. U.S. Embassy section that distributes useful information for researchers, students, professionals, institutions, non-government organizations, etc.
Having operations, subsidiaries, or investments in more than two countries
Public Affairs Section
Regional Security Officer
Secretary of State
The person under the president who works to maintain good relations with other countries and leaders. The current U.S. Secretary of State is Condoleezza Rice. Link to the U.S. Department of State
The unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an organized group against people or property with the intention of intimidating or coercing societies or government, often for ideological or political reasons.
Official authorizations appended to a passport, permitting entry into and travel within a particular country or region. Link to the U.S. Visa Information.
The executive mansion of the President of the United States. See link.