Planning and organising the UWEWK 2023 is carried out across the country, Through publicity campaigns, including use of both print and electronic media, social media platforms and promotional materials prior to the event;

Decentralized UWEWK 2023 activities are carried out in the 6 de-concentrated regional structures of MWE.

Central Region – Wakiso

Central regional celebrations will be communicated.

Northern Region – Lira

DAY 1 Tuesday, 7th March 2023
1. Regional youth debates for Secondary Schools
2. Poetry for Primary Schools (including a school with children with special needs)
3. PAINTING Competition for Primary Schools

DAY 2 Wednesday, 8th March 2023
1. Visit the water supply system and raise awareness to homesteads around the source on the need to protect it.
Restoration activities around the source
2. Jerry can Challenge
The Jerry Can Challenge where participants carry a jerry can full of water for a set distance to replicate the experience that people face in case there is water scarcity. This informs the communities on the need to protect our water sources. It also fosters empathy with those in areas of water scarcity.

DAY 3 Thursday, 9th March 2023
1. Clean up exercise
2. Football Matches; Private Sector Vs Public Sector

DAY 4 Friday, 10th March 2023
1. Exhibition/ Dialogue
Physical exhibitions staged by public and private sector institutions, academia, development partners, civil society organizations/non-governmental organizations and others;
2. Public Dialogue on the event theme

Eastern Region – Mbale

regional celebrations will be communicated.

South western Region – Mbarara

Monday to Tuesday (27th to 28th February 2023)

Awareness Creation Addresses through TV & Radio Talk Shows

Wednesday (1/3/2023)

Assemble at the regional Office for De-briefing on the week’s activities.

  • Partners and other invited guests arrive
  • Mbarara District Chairperson arrives.
  •  Mayor Mbarara CC arrives
  • RDC arrives,
  • Launch of the UWEWK 2023 pre-event activities by the chief guest (Speeches from VWMZ, Mayor & RCC MCC.

Ceremonial tree planting by chief walker – Mayor MCC

Marching from MWE regional Office to Kijungu daily Market

Cleaning of Kizungu Market and the surroundings (Chief cleaner – Mayor)

Visit to Heritage SS to appreciate intervention of solid waste management

Thursday 2nd/3/2023 

 Field visit

Group A: Visit to Excel incubation Hub

Group B: Visit to Kihumuro intervention site where buffer zone protection is underway

2:00pm- 5:00pm

Tree planting at Bishop Stuart University

Debates in Schools

Friday 3/3/23

Setting up Exhibition stalls

Inspection of the Exhibition Stalls by Chief guest, RCC, DLG, Mayor, Partners

  • Blood Donation Drive
  • HIV Voluntary Counselling & Testing
  • Entertainment interludes Environmental cultural groups
  • Awarding the outstanding debaters (Winners)

Sports activities

  • Rope Tangle,
  • Sack race,
  • Football match

Albertine Region – Fort Portal

regional celebrations will be communicated.

Karamoja Region – Moroto

regional celebrations will be communicated.

These are considered a relevant approach to broaden the scope and impact of the UWEWK. These  included radio or TV talk shows on Water and Environment issues, awareness campaigns and clean up exercises or restoration activities were organized by regional de-concentrated structures of the MWE in various locations to deal with key pressing issues in those regions.