International Mother Earth Day 2016 Celebration in Bagh-e-BaburApr 26, 2016
On April 23, UNDP in partnership with Environment Watch Afghanistan celebrated the Mother Earth Day at the Queen’s Palace, Bagh-e-Babur. Douglas Keh, UNDP Afghanistan Country Director; Prince Mustafa Zahir, Director of National Environmental Protection Agency, other senior officials from the government and and impressive number of civil society representatives attended the event.
Five environment actors including the Equator Prize winner Rural Green Environment Organization were presented with Champion of the Earth awards in this ceremony. Also, more than 10 environment initiatives had the chance to showcase their environment innovations as part of the celebration.
The event enjoyed a big media coverage. Below see links to the media pickups.
- Hash-e-Subh News:http://8am.af/1395/02/05/earth-environment-afghanistan/
- Afghan Voice Agency:http://www.avapress.com/vglg7n9qqak9xwv..paar4r1q.html
- Salam Watandar News:http://www.salamwatandar.com/Article.aspx?a=20111
- Kabul News: http://www.kabulnews.af/pashto/index.php/afghanistan/7426-2016-04-23-16-18-15
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