Green School environmental project over in Tsaghkadzor

Green School environmental project over in Tsaghkadzor

PanARMENIAN.Net - Today, March 2, the Writers Creativity House in Tsaghkadzor resort town hosted an event, during which the results of the Winter Camp of the Green School project held from February 25-March 2 were concluded. The project was implemented by the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC).

Students from 5 participating schools presented the skills acquired for the past five days spent in the Winter Camp.

The Winter Camp is a major component of Green School project that involves 30 most active students from participating schools.

The pilot phase of the project in Armenia was implemented successfully in school N10 in Armenian city of Vanadzor in 2010.

Today it involves secondary school N 20 in Yerevan, secondary schools of Urtsadzor town of Ararat Province, and secondary schools N 2 and N 3 in Noratus village of Armenia’s Gegharkunik province.

In Armenia the project is implemented by the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets through support of UNICEF and Swiss Embassy. The main partner of the Foundation, Armenia’s Leading Telecommunications Operator VivaCell-MTS supported implementation of this project.

As a corporate citizen VivaCell-MTS takes constructive approach towards solution of such problems as protection and maintenance of biodiversity of Armenia.

The Green School project implemented by the FPWC promotes the same values and approaches as the international Green School implemented in 43 countries. It involves a total of 27,000 schools, 6 million students and 400,000 teachers internationally. Its main goal is to teach children to treat environment and cultural assets with care and responsibility, VivaCell-MTS press service reported.

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