World Wildlife Day E-Conference 2021

The World Wildlife Day E-Conference live on NBS and NTV from 9am to 1pm and also trending on twitter 

The day was started off with the National and East African anthems

A word of prayer from Honorable Flavia Kabahenda. Woman MP elect Kyegegwa district. She is also the current chair of Board of Trustees of UWEC

The Permanent Secretary,  Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities Mrs. Katusime Doreen gave her welcome remarks 

Remarks from the UNDP representative

Remarks from the European Union 

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Hon. Kiwanada Ssubi Minister of State of Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife & Antiquities gives his remarks before welcoming the the chief guest

The Chief guest, Hon. Tom Butime gives his speech and declares the 2021 World Wildlife Day E-Conference open

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Conservation Awards

SUSTAINABLE PROTECTED AREA MANAGEMENT AWARD
Presented to

Mr. Buhanga Edgar Araali
For Outstanding Contribution to wildlife conservation in Uganda

SUSTAINABLE PROTECTED AREA MANAGEMENT AWARD
Presented to

European Union
For Outstanding Contribution to wildlife conservation in Uganda

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SPECIES RECOVERY AWARD
Presented to
Capt. Joseph Charles Roy
For Outstanding Contribution to wildlife conservation in Uganda

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WILDLIFE CONSERVATION MEDIA AWARD
Presented to
Mr. Gerald Tenywa Magumba
For Outstanding Contribution to wildlife conservation in Uganda

SUSTAINABLE ECO-TOURISM AWARD
Presented to
Mr. Wekesa Amos
For Outstanding Contribution to wildlife conservation in Uganda

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COUNTER POACHING AND TRAFICKING AWARD
Presented to 
African Wildlife Foundation
For Outstanding Contribution to wildlife conservation in Uganda

COUNTER POACHING AND TRAFICKING AWARD
Presented to
Her Worship Gladys Kamasanyu
For Outstanding Contribution to wildlife conservation in Uganda

Key note address on Forests and Livelihoods presented by Associate Professor Robert Bitariho, Director Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation (ITFC)

Panel Discussion

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Mr. Tom Okello the Executive Director National Forestry Authority

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Mr. David Duli the WWF country director

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Mr. Sam Mwandha the Executive Director Uganda Wildlife Authority

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