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News Environmental Awareness-Raising Campaign Launched in Ramallah

Ramallah - The Tamer Institute for Community Education launched an environmental awareness-raising campaign on Thursday in cooperation with the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and the German Institution for Development. A workshop was held in the Palestinian Red Crescent Association building in Al-Bireh, the twin city of Ramallah in the central West Bank, for community heads and teachers on the topic of the environment. The workshop focused on eight schools in the Ramallah governorate. According to a statement sent to Ma'an, this project aims to encourage positive behavior and responsible leadership amongst male and female youth towards the environment and in regards to general health issues. This one-year campaign will include a number of schools and community associations, particularly in marginalized areas, in Ramallah-Al-Bireh governorate and the governorate of Gaza. On behalf of GTZ, Nadim Mulhem, the director of the water program, and Marcos Luca, the dir! ector of the solid waste program, attended the launch.

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Source of information Ma’an News
Geographical coverage Palestine
News date 10/04/2007
Working language(s) ENGLISH