FINAL EVENT OF THE "ECO CALENDAR of Municipality Stari Grad 2015"
After observation of all planned environment protection important dates in the framework of the project "Eco calendar of Stari Grad Municipality 2015, the final event of the project was held in the premises of the Municipality of Stari Grad on 28th of January 2016, The event has been organized in a way that the awards for two primary schools in the municipality of Stari Grad Sarajevo has been awarded, as well as gratitude for the participation in the project. The "Eco calendar of Stari Grad 2015" project started in May 2015 and lasted eight months. The project was funded by the Municipality of Stari Grad Sarajevo and implemented by NGO CESD from Sarajevo. The total project value was 7,850.00 BAM.
The overall objective of the project was to contribute to the strengthening of environmental education for the student population in the municipality of Stari Grad, in order to improve the general state of the environment and ensure the health, quality of life in the local community.
Through the active work of students in the natural environment as well as in the school environment, and through educational lectures and the participation of the population of the municipality in the competition to select the most beautiful green spaces, the following eco dates have been observed: 11 July - World Population Day, 16 September - Day of protection of the ozone layer, 22 September - The European Automobile Free Day, September 26 - Day of Clean Mountain, October 5 - European Day of Bird Watching, October 6 - World Day of Habitats, October 16 - Day of Healthy Food, November 3 - Day of Clean Air, November 4 - World Day of Action Against Climate Change, November 17 - Day of Ecological Movements.
The results achieved by the implementation of project activities are:
- Integrated Education for the Environment in the implementation of educational and extracurricular activities in two primary schools in the Municipality of Stari Grad (Primary School Vrhbosna and Primary school Mula Mustafa Bašeskija-district school Sedrenik;
- Achieved better connection of primary schools, and students and teachers through the implementation of the Eco-Calendar, and the promotion of good cooperation and interaction in the field of environmental protection at the municipal level;
- Raised level of environmental awareness of the participants in the project (the importance of clean air, environment, stay in the nature for improving the health and quality of life).