Awareness campaign on environment [Archives:2005/878/Local News]

September 19 2005

TAIZ- Sept. 13- The Municipal Development and Protection Program organized last Tuesday a workshop on environmental awareness at al-Sa'eed Foundation for Science and Culture.

The workshop reviewed the goals of the campaign represented on sustaining the environment and raising awareness about conservation.

Participants of the workshop also made a mention of the impacts torrents have on environment and the environmental implications of the use of plastic bags. Additionally, people from different non-governmental societies, pressmen, teachers, zone chiefs and mosque imams received training on environmental sustainability.

Attendants then discussed the difficulties and barriers that faced the campaign in addition to different themes of the workshop, which was enriched with a plenty of viewpoints, ideas and proposals aimed at boosting cleaning activities and maturing awareness of different social categories on importance of sustainable environment.