The Government Encourages People to Save Resources and Reduce Ecological Footprints

IMG 5169-1200This year’s World Environment Day is celebrated with the theme Think. Eat. Save to encourage people to reduce their ecological footprints and become more aware of the environmental impact of the food choices they make. Joining this international movement, the Ministry of Environment, under close collaboration with the City Hall, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, CCCA, NGOs and the private sector celebrated the World Environmental Day at Boeung Trabek High School in Phnom Penh. Around 1000 participants attended the event including monks, government officials, police officers, Red Cross youth, teachers, students, and the media.

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Climate Change Awareness Is Raised Among Cambodian Journalists

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On March 07, 2013, the Ministry of Information organized a Media Training on Climate Change under a close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and with the support from the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance. The opening ceremony was attended by approximately 120 participants including representatives from Government institutions, Development Partners, Civil Society Organizations, Academia and media. It was presided over by H.E Dr. Mok Mareth, Senior Minister, Minister of Environment, H.E Khieu Kanharith, Minister of Information and Ms. Anne Hoglund, the Swedish Ambassador to Cambodia. The aim of the workshop is to raise climate change awareness among Cambodian journalists to deeply and precisely understand of climate change terminology, the concept of causes and effects, and key mechanisms in responding to this challenged issue.

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Enhance Climate Change Knowledge Among Youths Through Library Corner

IMG 3748 rOn 14th February 2013, the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the Royal University of Agriculture (RUA) in installing climate change library corner in RUA’s main library. Number of climate change related books, publications, report and research materials were brought to the university. In this event, there were around 250 participants including students and faculty members attended.  

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CCCA 7th PSB Meeting

IMG 7138 reshape rIn the morning of 13 February 2013, the Ministry of Environment organized the CCCA 7th Program Support Board (PSB) Meeting which was presided over by H.E Dr. Mok Mareth, Senior Minister, Minister of Environment and the Chairman of CCCA PSB. The meeting was participated by representatives from the CCCA development partners including EU, Sweden Embassy and UNDP. The main objectives of the meeting were to oversee the implementation of the CCCA program in 2012, to discuss on ways forward for 2013-2014 and to consult the future development of Cambodia Climate Change Financing Framework which is an effective mechanism in responding to climate change issues.

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