Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) is a network of international youth engaged in environmental journalism and Education for Sustainable Development. It is coordinated by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) and operates in 30 countries.
YRE is aiming to develop participants' skills and knowledge, for example, giving them a deeper understanding of sustainable development, enhancing their communication and citizenship skills, individual initiative, team work, critical analysis, social responsibility and leadership abilities.
Foundation for Environmental Education for Turkey, TURCEV (www.turcev.org.tr) dedicates to develop educational programs to the schools, tourism industry and general public to raise environmental conscious in Turkey. Eco-Schools, Young Reporters for the Environment and Learning About Forests are the programs for schools. Turcev also conducts Blue Flag and Green Key eco-labeled programs in conjunction with Foundation for Environmental Education, FEE for municipalities, hotels and beaches throughout the country.
In collaboration with WEEC2015, TURCEV is sending young reporters to report from WEEC2015 in Gothenburg.
Center of Environmental Activities (CEA, www.cea.sk) is one of the oldest and most significant Slovak NGOs in the field of environmental education. CEA implements various educational programs with the aim to increase environmental awareness and promote active citizenship. In 2004, CEA established program of Eco-Schools in Slovakia. Since 2009, CEA has been coordinating the program Young Reporters for the Environment program (www.mladireporteri.sk). Through environmental education at schools, and presenting local sustainability tips to general public, CEA inspires and empowers people for sustainable future.
Slovak Young Reporters for the Environment are proud to be given a chance to report from WEEC2015 in Gothenburg.
Keep Sweden Tidy is the national operator of Young Reporters for the Environment in Sweden (http://www.hsr.se/english)
Swedish Young Reporters will also cover the congress.
The project is being carried out with financial support from the Swedish Institute.
Kultursommarjobb - "Culture Summer Work"
Kultursommarjobb is a part of the cultural department of the city of Gothenburg. Every summer Kultusommarjobb employs about 100 artists aged between 16 and 20 to perform on the streets of the city. Besides dancers, actors and musicians kultursommarjobb also offers summer job to painters, filmmakers and set design/costume designers. For the WEEC congress Kultursommarjobb will perform a show inspired by sustainability and based upon the participants’ abilities. When walking the city central area, You will also see many other shows in different locations.
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