20/02/2014 National Environmental Day in Yemen

In response to a generous invitation from H.E. Mr. Abdu Al-Salam Razaz, Minister of Water and Environment,Republic of Yemen, the Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA)participated in a series of awareness activities to celebrate the 12thoccasion of Yemen’s National Environment Day on Thursday 20 February 2014.

PERSGA was represented by Mr. Habib Abdi, the regional coordinator of the Environmental Communication Programme.At the inauguration ceremony, held in the city of Hodeida, PERSGA was thanked for its active participation.

Mr. Abdi also attended a number of awareness activities and programmes taking place in the capital, Sana’a. These activities were organized by the Awareness and Communication Department of the Ministry of Environment and targeted several different schools.

Mr. Abdi held meetings with officials at the Ministry of Environment and with the PERSGA focal point representative in order to discuss the best ways to enhance cooperation between the Ministry and PERSGA and to implement the annual public awareness work plan for 2014.

The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden