CON DAO: HELD IN RESPOND TO “THE WORLD'S OCEAN DAY AND THE ENVIRONMENT DAY IN 2019”

Wednesday - 21/08/2019 04:37
On the morning of June 5, at the crossroads of Ton DucThang and Le Hong Phong streets, Con Dao district People's Committee held a meeting to meet the World Ocean Day, World Environment Day.
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“World Environment Day in 2019”. Attending were Mr. Le Van Duc - Deputy Secretary of District Party Committee, Mr. Le Minh Nhut - Standing Vice Chairman of People's Council and District People's Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Dung - Vice Chairman of District People's Committee, Ms. Huynh ThiThanh Lien - Chairman of Vietnam Communist Party Committee and leaders of agencies, district departments and numerous armed forces, union members, youth, students attended.

Mr. Nguyen Van Dung - Vice Chairman of the district launched a response to the World Environment Day

June 5 every year is chosen by the United Nations Environment Program as World Environment Day. This is a very important annual international environmental event that Vietnam has been responding to since 1982 to contribute to raising awareness and promoting community action on environmental protection and sustainable development.

According to the UN report, every year around 7 million people worldwide die prematurely due to air pollution, of which Asia-Pacific region has nearly 4 million people. Air pollution affects human health and economic growth with about 92% of people around the world not being able to breathe clean air, damaging the global economy by $ 5 trillion a year. . Ground-level ozone pollution is expected to reduce 26% of key crop yields by 2030. Air pollution has been a major challenge for the community and the whole society.

Accordingly, “World Ocean Day 8/6” was adopted by the United Nations with the goal of conserving marine and ocean resources. That as a call must be responsible for taking care of the blue ocean by connecting, spreading and inspiring towards gender equality; empowering women and girls around the world in all areas related to the ocean.

At the ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Van Dung - Vice Chairman of the district launched a response to the World Youth Day, the day of the National Day of the Island, all the people and tourists responded to activities such as planting trees, cleaning the beach environment. , walking to propagate and raise awareness of environmental protection in the district.
After the meeting, participants participated in the campaign to collect garbage and environmental sanitation along the coastal area along Ton DucThang route; parade propaganda and education to raise awareness, responsibility and sense of self-observance of the law on environmental protection and protection of the sovereignty of the sea and islands of the Fatherland; organizing tree planting on Le Hong Phong street.
Planting trees responses to World Ocean Day, World Environment Day 2019.
 

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