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UGANDA WATER AND ENVIRONMENT WEEK-2019 (UWEWK-2019)

The Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) in collaboration with key partners successfully held the first ever UWEWK in March 2018. The event attracted high-level political participation including the Vice President of the Republic of Uganda and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda. Stakeholders presented information, exchanged knowledge, built relationships, and deliberated on pertinent sector issues.

Based on the success of the first UWEWK, the MWE will hold the second UWEWK at the Water Resource Institute in Entebbe from Monday 18 – Friday 22, March 2019. The event will conclude with the annual commemoration of three important International Environmental Days: World Forest Day (March 21st), World Water Day (March 22nd) and World Meteorological Day (March 23rd).

A wide range of water, sanitation and environment stakeholders are expected to attend the event, including policy makers, technocrats, academicians, public and private sector institutions, civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations and consumers.

Concept Note for the EventDownload

Call for AbstractsDownload

This is a call for conference abstracts that address the theme: “Water and Environment: a strategic driver in attainment of Sustainable Development Goals 2030.”

Template for papers Download

Participant registration: 18-22 March 2019 Download

Environmental Alert messages for UWEK2019

  1. World Forest Day
  2. World Water Day
  3. World meteorological Day

Call for Expression of Interest

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Mar 20, 2019 - Wed
Kampala, UG
22°C
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1 m/s, NW
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On-going activities

EA with support from Water Aid Uganda is organizing and will be conducting community meetings in Kansanga and Kamwokya parishes. The meetings are aimed at collecting information about community perceptions on the sustainable WASH service delivery in the respective communities. These are scheduled for 4th -15th March, 2019. Attendance is by invite only.

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