Delegation of the European Union to Cabo Verde

#EUBeachCleanUp 2019 in Cabo Verde

24/09/2019 - 13:30
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The EU Delegation to Cabo Verde went to the beach on Friday 13 September to do a #EUBeachCleanUp and to sensitise local population on the importance of protecting the environment and the oceans.

 

#EUBeachCleanUp 2019 in Cabo Verde

The EU Delegation to Cabo Verde went to the beach on Friday 13 September to do a #BeachCleanUp and to sensitise local population on the importance of protecting the environment and the oceans.

The chosen venue was the emblematic Quebra Canela beach– the most popular beach in the city of Praia. The morning  activity consisted of a workshop on BeachClean; cleaning of the beach and recycling of the waste collected by children and youth. The EU team was joined by children and youth of the capital city of Praia who participated also in the workshops. This EU activity was covered by the national TV, and got the engagement of partner institutions such as the Ministry of Maritime Economy, the Municipality of Praia and three local environmental NGOs.

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