Post COP 21 motion about Climate Change tabled by students at the 12th EkoSkola Parliament

June 2, 2016

84 students from 42 schools convened today at parliament to meet face to face with the country’s policy makers to propose concrete actions to combat climate change. The sitting was a follow up to the 6th EkoSkola Young People’s Summit – We Care About Our Future held on 26th April 2016 in collaboration with MEUSAC, the European Commission Representation in Malta and the Climate Action Board whereby a declaration on Climate Change was drawn up. This EkoSkola parliamentary session marked the... 

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Ġnien il-Ġenerazzjonijiet at St Vincent de Paul Residence

April 29, 2016

On Friday 29th April Hon Justyne Caruana, Parliamentary Secretary for Persons with Disability and Active Ageing inaugurated Ġnien il Ġenerazzjonijiet at St Vincent de Paul Residence.  The garden project was a joint collaboration between a number of LEAF schools and the residents. Various indigenous trees were planted based on a plan devised by Ġonna Dinja Waħda. Hon Caruana praised the initiative and outlined that such occasions are great opportunities to bring together the ideas of young and... 

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Environmental Audit – Lifelong Learning Hub Għajnsielem, Gozo

April 27, 2016

EkoSkola in conjunction with the Parliamentary Secretariat for Rights of Persons with Disability and Active Ageing organised an environmental audit at the Learning Hub in Għajnsielem. The audit was held on Wednesday, 27th April 2016. Whereby EkoSkola students coming from 4 different Gozitan Schools were provided with checklists as guidance for the audit. The students analysed their findings and presented a set of recommendations to the Hon. Justyne Caruana, Parliamentary Secretary for Rights... 

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6th Young People’s Summit – We Care About Our Future

April 26, 2016

On April 26, 2016 MEUSAC, in collaboration with the European Commission Representation in Malta and EkoSkola, organised the 6th Young People’s Summit, which encouraged students from 32 primary, middle and secondary schools to come together and discuss issues related to the serious effects of climate change. The plenary and closing sessions took place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta.  33 schools participated in the summit which was led by Prof. Paul Pace, Director of... 

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EkoSkola-CHOGM Commitment Grove

December 5, 2015

During a special event held at Xrobb l-Għaġin Nature Park this morning, 64 students from 4 EkoSkola schools planted 53 Tamarisk trees together with consuls from various consulates and other dignitaries representing the Commonwealth countries. The tree planting session which brought to a close the official EkoSkola-CHOGM events was organised by Nature Trust Malta through its international Education for Sustainable Development Programmes – EkoSkola, YRE (Young Reporters for the Environment) and... 

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