On World Atmosphere Day, June 5, the British Embassy Ashgabat with the assist of Ish Nokady co-working centre and a bunch of enthusiastic younger volunteers organised an interactive consciousness elevating and data sharing occasion for youth. The occasion aimed to encourage youth motion and engagement in the direction of defending the atmosphere and tackling local weather change.
Youth from completely different sectors gathered as much as talk about main problems with local weather change and atmosphere and to name to motion for our ecosystems. Audio system shared experiences and particular person actions they take of their day by day lives to guard the planet. The occasion additionally featured interactive dialogues and fascinating debates.
The occasion began with an Eco Truthful organised by younger eco-activists. There have been a number of cubicles like for instance a “Give Away” sales space, which provided free donated second-hand gadgets introduced by the members and had a goal to advertise reusing the pointless issues and to domesticate the environmental pleasant tradition amongst younger individuals.
In his flip, John Hamilton, Chargé d’Affaires of the British Embassy gave an interactive lecture on the main local weather challenges Turkmenistan was dealing with and the way the youth might contribute to sort out them. Mr Hamilton additionally defined the visitor the goals and significance of the upcoming COP26 in Glasgow for the planet whereas drawing their consideration to the principle rules of Paris Settlement.
Mr Hamilton addressed the enthusiastic younger members:
You’re our future, and we want your revolutionary pondering to reverse the local weather disaster. Even for those who’re simply beginning out and have lots to be taught, you possibly can nonetheless make a big contribution to lowering local weather change and serving to shield the environment. You may assist cease local weather change in their very own easy but purposeful methods.
Being younger shouldn’t cease you from speaking concerning the points which can be essential to you and arising with concepts to resolve them. Don’t be afraid to share your ardour for local weather motion with the individuals in your life. Join, construct a group! Once we work collectively, we actually do have the facility to alter issues for the higher, one step at a time.
This cheerful occasion concluded by songs, exchanging contacts with one another and distribution of Local weather Change e book written by Prince Charles by the representatives of the British Embassy. It was encouraging to see so many sensible individuals serious about figuring out extra about local weather change and the way they may actively contribute.
Our Embassy is dedicated to proceed elevating consciousness on the significance of dealing with the local weather change challenges, uniting efforts in all areas and the implementation of formidable and pressing measures to fight world warming, and advocating for constructive influence by way of our work, tasks and occasions, interactions with youth, atypical residents, the general public and coverage makers, media and all like-minded events in Turkmenistan.