When: January - June 2012
Where: Armenia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Italy, Latvia, Romania, Russia
Who: Youth and Environment Europe
'Together for a Green Europe' is an international information and education campaign focused on environmental education for children and youth. The campaign running from January till June 2012 will consist of diverse local eco activities in international context encouraging children and youth to take care of European nature, their living environment.
The campaign will take place at primary and secondary schools as children don't have there any environmental education and will be run by young volunteers from environmental NGOs.
The campaign will be coordinated and prepared by a group of young people from each of the 7 participating countries from 7 countries (Armenia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Italy, Latvia, Romania, Russian Federation).
The aim of our campaign is to activate young people in their local communities and show them the purpose of active citizenship. We aim to encourage young people to be active in the field of environmental education for young people and children. We specifically aim:
The campaign is focused on children and youth.
The campaign will consist of:
The campaign at schools will include: 1 workshop per week about different environmental topics (ecosystem, biodiversity, nature conservation, wildlife, recycling, fresh water and health, food chain, etc.) and excursion to nature.
We will produce informative brochures, guidelines about environmental education in 7 languages, movie from the campaign and photo exhibition showing the results of the campaign.
This project was funded by the European Youth Foundation - the Council of Europe.
2012 - 40th anniversary of the European Youth Foundation.