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    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Ministry of ICT and National Guidance

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    City:

    Kampala

    Country:

    Uganda

    Date(s):

    14-10-2021

    Activities:

    Public Campaign - TV news

    Description: Ministry of ICT is the lead in spearheading e waste programs. The Ministry developed the NATIONAL ELECTRONIC MANAGEMENT POLICY (2012) ; NATIONAL ELECTRONIC MANAGEMENT STRATEGY (2013)  ; NATIONAL ELECTRONIC MANAGEMENT POLICY (2016).

    The Ministry also chairs the National Steering Commitee on E Waste; which comprises of major stakeholders, including Ministry of Finance and E conomic Affairs, National Environment Management Authority, Ministry Of Local Government. Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda Bureau of Statistics, National Bureau of Standards, Ministry of Local Government, Makerre University, Uganda revenue Authority and others.

    Together with YSA, the Ministry is organising the International E waste day on 14th october 2021 and the activities have been submitted by YSA.

    The Ministry may require additional support in Provision of Labaled T shirts and banners to include logo for WEE forum. The Ministry would also like support on Media especially TV coverage and Print Media worh about 7000 USD.
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Nalyali Obyeba Foundation Uganda

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    Social:

    City:

    Mukono

    Country:

    Uganda

    Date(s):

    4th - 11th October 2022

    Activities:

    Public collection, Workshop, Public Campaign - Radio news, Business collection

    Description:

    Community awareness creation through


    1. community e-waste radio


    2. Use of IEC materials such as T-shirts, Banners, flyers with messages on e-waste in our community

    3. Mobilization and training of youth handling, repairing of e-waste items for re-use such as phones, and other small electronic gadgets

    4. Establish of community E-waste collection points where all e-waste shall be collected
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Youth Social Work Association ( YSA)

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    City:

    Kampala

    Country:

    Uganda

    Date(s):

    20th / 09/ 2022

    Activities:

    Public Campaign - TV news, Workshop, Public collection, Social media

    Description: To mark the International e-waste day YSA with other partners Organisation for Self Liberation from Poverty, Ministry of Information Communication Technology and National Guidance and other stakeholders will conduct the following activities to create awareness among the People about importance of recycling electronic waste however small it is.

    1. Conducting a walk around specific areas in Kampala city as they collect all electronic waste which have been disposed off wrongly put them in vehicle and take waste to the collection center located at 6th in street Kampala district where they can be sorted recycled for re use. With a main purpose of creating awareness on proper management of e-waste

    2. YSA with partner will conduct awareness training to the identified employees of the major electric and electronic outlets on the importance of selectively disposing e- waste from other municipal waste and recycling them.

    3. Developing Information Educational Communication (IEC) Materials


     
    Participant

    Organisation Name:

    Youth Social Worker Association

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    City:

    Kampala

    Country:

    Uganda

    Date(s):

    14/10/2021

    Activities:

    Public Campaign - Radio news, News release

    Description: E-WASTE Management awareness campaign : Here we hope to organize a workshop where  we will sensitize the the selected leaders in all categories will be sensitized on the dangers of poor e-waste management. We will organize awareness raising activities around e-waste, re-use, collection and recycling. The activities can take place either online (e.g. press releases in online reviews, articles on organization own website, social media campaigns and competitions) or physically (e.g. events, workshops).

    About

    The WEEE Forum a.i.s.b.l. is an international association representing forty six producer responsibility organisations across the globe. Together with our members, we are at the forefront of turning the extended producer responsibility principle into an effective electronic waste management policy approach through our combined knowledge of the technical, business and operational aspects of collection, logistics, de-pollution, processing, preparing for reuse and reporting of e-waste. Our mission is to be the world’s foremost e-waste competence centre excelling in the implementation of the circularity principle.

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