Uganda Water and Environment Week (UWEWK) 2020

Venue : Uganda  

The Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) of the Republic of Uganda in collaboration with Water Resources Institute (WRI) and key partners has so far held the three annual Uganda Water and Environment Week (UWEWK) in March 2018, March 2019 and March 2020, respectively. Uganda Water and Environment Week (UWEWK) is a weeklong event, since its inception in 2018, the event seeks to contribute towards the attainment of sustainable socio-economic transformation in achieving Ugandan National Development Plan and Vision. It provides an interface between sector actors and other stakeholders for knowledge exchange, dialoguing, learning for improvement of Uganda’s water and environment resources.

The overall goal of UWEWK 2020 was to improve understanding of the importance of sustainable management and development of water and environment resources in sustainable industrialization for inclusive-growth, employment, and wealth creation.

The event attracted high-level political participation including the Vice President and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda, and other stakeholders both nationally and internationally. In addition, the professionals from public and private sector institutions and academia presented papers, exchanged knowledge and built relationships during the event. 

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