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11.06.2012

Celebration of the World Environmental Day and the World day to Combat Desertification


Girls' Technical School in Santiago de Chile Celebrates World Environmental Day and the World day to Combat Desertification

The LAC RCU and the UNESCO Environmental Education Programme in Chile jointly organized a celebration of the World Environmental Day (5 June) and the World Day to Combat Desertification (17 June) for a very special audience in a Technical School in Santiago of Chile: 800 school girls. The Liceo A – San Miguel is a Technical School dedicated to providing training for girls between 12 to 18 years old. The Liceo has 800 students and all of them attended the meeting. As part of the celebration Mr. Heitor Matallo, the RCU coordinator and Ms. Asterid Hollander, the UNESCO Education Programme coordinator, donated a plant to the school as a symbol of the fight against desertification and the protection of the environment.

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Photo 1: general view of the meeting
Photo 2 : RCU Coordinator Mr. Matallo and UNESCO Environmental Programme Coordinator Ms. Hollander giving a plant to a student
Photo 3: A student making a commitment to protect the environment
Photo 4: general view of the meeting


See also: Unesco

 

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