16TH FEBRUARY 2021
CENTRAL CAMPUS CONFERENCE HALL
OBJECTIVE ONE 1
Educate at least 150 youth of the University of Education on Wetlands Conservation approaches.
Build Youth circles that will enact the sustainability of wetlands and ensure mass education on wetlands conservation.
Build capacity for at least 20 students who would ensure the conservation of the Muni-Pomadze Ramsar Site.
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BACKGROUND OF THE CONFERENCE
The broad objective is to build a strong partnership through multistakeholder engagement towards the sustainability of wetlands in Ghana
Ghana Wetlands Sustainability Conference’ is a youth-focused engagement on wetlands geared towards promoting student participation in the Ramsar Convention and SDG 15. The program is one of four main agenda encapsulated in the ‘Wetlands for Future Generation Campaign Project’ which is initiated to annually commemorate World Wetlands Day in Ghana, beginning from the year 2021. Outstandingly, the program is a campus engagement that seeks to create mass awareness on the sustainable use of wetland among students, with a strong emphasis on university campuses. The event mobilizes environmental-related stakeholders and student associations to educate and sensitize them on how they can contribute to wetlands conservation and restoration of Ramsar sites in Ghana. The conference provides a platform for presenting scholarly research papers, reports, and innovations on wetland s in the country.
WORLD WETLANDS DAY
WETLANDS AND WATER
2ND FEBRUARY 2021
JOPHUS ANAMUAH MENSAH CONFERNCE CENTER, UEW
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Plenary Youth Discussion
There will be a panel discussion on the topic “Youth Engagement Towards Wetlands Sustainability; the challenges and success encountered.
There shall be a keynote speaker from the Environmental Protection Agency Ghana Headquarters to speak on the theme of the conference “Wetlands and Water-Inseparable Vitals for Life”.
Thematic presentation of the topic “Water and Wetland” shall be delivered by speakers from the Department of Geography Education, Forestry Commission, and Youth Legacy Ghana.