Uganda Will Be Going To Celebrate Un World Wildlife Day On 3rd March 2020

Uganda Will Be Going To Celebrate Un World Wildlife Day On 3rd March 2020

Every year World Wildlife Day is celebrated on 3rd March as proclaimed by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at its 68th session of December 20, 2013. Uganda has been celebrating World Wildlife Day every year from 2015. Recently, Uganda got 30th position among the top 52 places to visit in 2020 as a primate capital and birder’s paradise as per New York Times. Having a rich ecosystem, delightful natural diversity, and outstanding biodiversity; Uganda is famous as “the pearl of Africa” and a dream of everyone’s vacation destination.


Some Points About World Wildlife Day Celebration 2020:




The celebration for World Wildlife Day will be held at Ssaza grounds of Kisoro Municipality, Kisoro District in Kigezi region as said by Godfrey Kiwanda, the Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities state minister in the Ugandan cabinet, to the Uganda Media Centre.  



Guest Of Honour:


Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, The honorable president of Uganda of the National Resistant Movement party will be the guest of honor of the celebration.




The theme for World Wildlife Day 2020 is “Sustaining all life on Earth”, announced by The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The theme for World Wildlife Day of 2019 is “Life below water: for people and planet”.


Why Uganda Is On The Top Of The List To Celebrate The United Nations World Wildlife Day?



The World Wildlife Day celebration will be the precious day for Uganda as a naturally gifted and dedicated country for the protection and conservation of its stunning biodiversity and amazing wildlife.


“Uganda is a country which is blessed with spectacular landscapes of unrivaled beauty ranging from the rift valleys to lake basins, crater lakes rolling plains, tropical forests, and vast savannahs to permanently the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains.” By Godfrey Kiwanda, State Minister of Tourism, Uganda.


Uganda listed among the topmost countries as it is the home for the 18,783 species of flora and fauna, delightful wildlife, rich ecosystems like national parks, cascades, savannahs, snow-crested mountains, thick woodlands, rivers, waterfalls, waterways, islands and lakes. The rich ecosystem and stunning wildlife of Uganda attract many tourists for Uganda Safari. As Uganda is famous as “the pearl of Africa”, Uganda Safari Tours offers people a pleasant and wonderful memory of natural wildlife and for the lifelong. Different Uganda safaris includes: Uganda Gorilla Safari, Uganda Birding Safari, Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari, Uganda adventure safari, Uganda wildlife safari, Uganda Flying Safari, Uganda luxury safari and Uganda combined safari.


As a year of “biodiversity super year”, the year 2020 is going to host many international and national events to give the priority on sustainable development of biodiversity. According to UN, the wild animals and plants have a major contribution for the genetic, ecological, social, economic, scientific, educational, cultural, recreational and aesthetic features of human’s sustainable development and well-being.


Un World Wildlife Day And The Role Of Un


As proclaimed by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at its 68th session on 20 December 2013, 3rd March of every year is celebrated as World Wildlife Day. March 3 of 1973, is the day of signature or adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to raise awareness for protection and conservation of wildlife.


The resolution adopted by UN General Assembly, designated the CITES Secretariat as the facilitator for the celebration of World Wildlife Day globally on the UN calendar. It covers all wild animals and plants as key factors of the world’s biodiversity. 



As per UN, World Wildlife Day is an opportunity to celebrate the stunning and delightful wildlife biodiversity and raise the awareness about the benefits of wildlife conservation for humankind. Every year this day will remind us to take a fight against the harmful activities or wildlife crime by human to the wild animals and plants.


About The World Wildlife Day Celebration In Uganda


Godfred Kiwanda, the state minister of Tourism described the theme as a Moto for sustaining wildlife for the benefit of the present and future generations. As per the saying of Kiwanda, the Government of Uganda collaborated with Agencies, other Govt. ministries, Tourism Associations, Academia, and other conservation partners, through the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities, to do some memorable activities to celebrate the World Wildlife Day.


To commemorate the day, Uganda Government with others arranged some events. The marathon will take place on 23rd February and the annual marathon is on 3rd March. The categories for the marathon are 5 km, 10 km, 21 km, and 42 km. The Chief Guest is Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah, Ugandan agricultural economist, lawyer, the deputy speaker of the Ugandan parliament. 



The conservation conference is going to be graced by Honourable Prime Minister of Uganda on 27th February 2020, in Kampala. The motive of this conference is to gather conservation practitioners, the private sectors, policymakers, and all stakeholders to raise awareness about conservation. Other wildlife conservation activities are quizzes, debates, music, dance, and drama to raise awareness about the protection and conservation of wildlife.


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