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The green debate and simplification of environment laws

Greenpeace & Advocacy Uganda are organizing 2 Green debates on the theme, “Environmental protection and conservation for sustainable development”. The first debate will be inter-University involving 8 universities both public and private universities. The 2nd debate will be between secondary schools within and out of Kampala. Date: 5th September 2019, 2pm to 5pm.

The purpose of the debate is to mobilize youth for environmental governance and protection and create a critical mass of young people committed to environmental conservation. Youth must also be encouraged to take up research on environmental conservation and protection. The youth must be empowered with information, debate skills in order to strengthen their resilience and ensure they are included in natural resource governance.

Debate theme and topic.

The debate questions are, “This house believes that development without considering environmental issues is not sustainable”.

Theme of the debate: Environmental protection and conservation for sustainable development.

Objectives of the debate and simplification of environmental laws.

  1. To mobilize the youth for environmental governance and protection and create a critical mass of youths/young people committed to environmental conservation and advocate for conservation of Murchison falls.
  2. To encourage enforcement both administratively and civilly of different environmental laws.
  3. To disseminate information on laws on environmental conservation and build resilience of youth in natural resource governance.

 

Judges of the debate

The judges of the debate will be drawn from across the spectrum, civil society organizations, Academia, Private sector, government and political leaders. We are engaging Ms Annet kandole of care international, Dr Kagaba of Makerere University Climate change institute, Dr kiwanuka Keefa chairperson of the natural resource committee and another panellist from government.

PROGRAM

 8:30-9:30 Am ………………………………………………..Arrival Of Guests

9:00-10:00 Am ……………………………………………..plenary discussion by panelists.

10:00-10:30 Am……………………………………………..breakfast

10:30-12:30Am…………………………………….. debates between the Universities

12:30-1:30Am………………………………………………..Lunch

2:00Pm-3:00Pm –……………………………………Finals of the Debate

3:00Pm -3:30pm ………………………………………….Award to the Winners of the Debate

3:30-4:00Pm …………………………………………..Departure at will

 

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