On November 11, 2018 young people from different cities gathered together in “Yeghvard” NGO’s office to discuss the climate changes in the world. The workshop started with the introduction of the participants and the topic. The facilitator Elen Karapetyan, who is a board member of “Yeghvard” Youth Ecological NGO and the current president of “Youth and Environment Europe” International youth organisation, started her presentation about climate change, it’s consequences, target spheres, about local and international programs aimed to prevent and facilitate the climate change.
The project coordinator of ‘’Yeghvard’’ NGO Ruzanna Manyan showed informal games and discussions methods how you can prevent climate change in everyday life. The workshop was held with young people and students of Nairi Craftsmen college. The president of ‘’Yeghvard’’ NGO Sirarpi Manyan talked about the main international conventions and agreements on climate actions.
Being motivated by the topic, the young people have offered to organize a small campaign about climate change. Taking into consideration that in many countries November 11 is being celebrated as an International day of energy saving, ‘Yeghvard’ NGO have joined actions for the international day of energy saving.
The participants had a chance to get acquainted with the energy-saving and energy efficiency programs held by “Yeghvard” NGO and Youth and Environment Europe. The workshop ended with the presentation of the video made by “Yeghvard” NGO, which is called “The energy-saving for the better future”. At the end of the active day the participants received certificates for participating in the workshop.
The workshop was organised by “Yeghvard” Youth Ecological NGO in the frames of the climate change campaign by “Youth and Environment” NGO.