Uganda Little Hands Go Green and My Kid is a Superstar green armies together with their partners are organizing 4th International Children’s Climate Change Conference (ICCCC) to discuss environment and climate literacy. This year, the annual one day conference will be hosted by Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) on Saturday 22nd April 2017.
“We have serious challenges regarding climate change, unsustainable use of natural resources, water scarcity, loss of biodiversity, forests and farmland. Not to mention the huge inequality still prevailing in several parts of the planet. Climate change is a very real threat right now to our economy, the future of our children, to our way of life. On Saturday 22nd April at Kampala International School Uganda will be the International Children’s Climate Change Conference #ICCCC2017,” Uganda Little Go Green posted.
Over 300 children delegates from over 40 schools, different nationalities and backgrounds are expected to grace the global do. The theme of the conference which aims at encouraging children to preserve the environment will run under the theme ‘Environmental and Climate Literacy’.
The conference which also seeks to empower youngsters with enough knowledge about the environment and climate change coincides with the global celebration of World Earth Day.
Uganda’s Little Hands Go Green has a mission to inspire a patriotic nationwide culture of “Our Environment is Our Future and Our Future is Our responsibility” by creating a mass hysteria of tree planting by children both at school and at home.
“What we are about is sowing the seeds of environmental propriety in the children and teaching them that owning up to and taking care of their environment is their responsibility,” Joseph Masembe said.
This year’s conference is in partnership with The National Forestry Authority (NFA), Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), MilkMan and Rwanda’s Little Hands Go Green and other more are expected on board.