November 17, 2013

The Second Children’s Waste Management International Conference comes to an end

The Second Children’s Waste Management International Conference held following the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s initiative since November 15th in Qala Settlement, under the slogan “Reuse. Reduce. Recycle.”, within the enlightenment program of the project “Clean Qala” being implemented by “Clean City” OJSC came to an end.


The objective of holding this three-day conference, wich was attended by schoolchildren from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, Turkey, Belarus, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, was to ensure children’s participation in protection of the environment, teaching them the correct waste sorting methods, sorting of domestic  wastes, holding discussions on the subjects of economical use of natural resources and, thus, increasing their awareness and provide support to exchange of knowledge between schoolchildren in this sphere.


Within the framework of the conference, the participants visited the Solid Wastes Sorting Factory and Solid Wastes Incineration Factory operating in Balakhany settlement in order to acquaint themselves with the process of waste management. Here, the participants were shown presentations and video materials about the factories’ operation.


Within the framework of the event, the young participants  visited the Heydar Aliyev Centre and acquainted themselves with the culture and history of Azerbaijan.


The event ended on November 17 at Excelsior Hotel.


Here, the young participants shared with each other the presentations they had prepared during 3 days, and their knowledge in the sphere of waste management and, generally, environment issues. At the end, all participants were presented diplomas and souvenirs.