2018 World Environment Day’s theme unveiled

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced that the theme of this year’s World Environment Day is “Tackle Plastic Pollution”.

"Tackle Plastic Pollution" is the 2018 World Environment Day's theme


Accordingly, the ministry, in cooperation with the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee and the Binh Dinh provincial People’s Committee, will organize a ceremony on June 4 in  Quy Nhon city (Binh Dinh province) to respond to the 2018 World Environment Day. With theme “Tackle  Plastic Pollution”, the ceremony will call on the community to change the habit of consuming and disposing of plastic waste.

In addition, the ministry will also present the Fourth Press awards for natural resources and environment to honor journalists and reporters with contributions to the natural resources and environment sector in the period of 2016 to 2018 at the ceremony.

It will also summarize achievements as well as existing issues of environmental protection during the year; announce and honors journalists and reporters who have made positive contributions to environmental and natural resources protection in 2016-2018 period.

Besides, there will be a forum on "Press with the rational use of resources, environmental protection and adaptation to climate change"; conference on program to coordinate for supervising the implementation of policies and legislation on resource exploitation, environmental protection and response to climate change in 2018 in Central region of Vietnam and the Central Highlands; organizing environmental classes for secondary school students; organizing the program of exchanging ecological batteries on  4 and 5th of April, 2018 in Quy Nhon city.

It is expected that there will be about 1,000 participants in this series of activities, including the leaders of the Government, the Vietnam Fatherland Front, MONRE, leaders of Binh Dinh Province, domestic and international environmental organizations, news agencies and community.

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