Uganda commemorates wildlife day
Uganda today joins the rest of the world to commemorate the world wildlife day.
The event, themed “sustaining all life on earth”, will celebrate wildlife as a component of biodiversity in its many beautiful and varied forms.
The permanent secretary Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities Doreen Katusiime has underscored the need for continued sensitization of members of the public about the importance of conservation
The national celebrations are taking place in the Kisoro district under the theme “Sustaining wildlife for the benefit of the present and future generations.” On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in its resolution UN 68/205, decided to proclaim 3 March, the international day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) on the planet raise awareness and benefits fauna and flora in 1973, as World Wildlife Day, which was proposed by Thailand, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. This has been celebrated worldwide to shine a light on the benefits of wildlife globally for biodiversity and wildlife sustainability.