The Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) in Argentina, received an invitation from the assistant director of the Environmental Programming and Management of Cordoba, Analia Righetti, to participate in the International Festival of Environmental Film.
The Universidad Libre de Ambiente (ULA) was the place where the event was held, which gathered students, volunteers of the GEAP and the general public, with the objective of speaking on environmental issues.
During the event, documentaries were presented, which demonstrated the issues that nature is currently suffering, above all, the extinction of native fauna of Cordoba.
The Activists for Peace spoke on the fundamental ethical principle of the International Program Children of Mother Earth, which is the universal recognition of Mother Earth as a living being, promoted by the executive president of the GEAP, William Soto Santiago.
Also, the information module was installed, where the subject of environmental values and the 5R’s (Recycle, Reuse, Reduce, Reject and Re-educate). This area was decorated with representations of the wildlife that’s endangered in this zone.
The volunteers of the GEAP invited those present to support with their virtual signature the new Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth as a living being. They also presented the Environmental Movement “Guardians for the Peace of Mother Earth”.
World Environment Day 2016
Within the framework of the 2nd Encounter of Cleaning of Cardones in Hornillo, an event organized by the Ministry of Environment in the province of San Salvador in Jujuy, on June 2nd, in Maimara, the annual cleaning of the area took place.
Volunteers of the GEAP, students from the Maimara technical school and Quebrada de Humahuaca, created specialized tools that were used during the cleaning encounter and remediation of perennial Cactaceae.
The opening act was given by the Ministry of the Environment of Jujuy, Maria Izigaran; the president of the Municipal Commission of Maimara, Maria Prieto and the representative from the Instituto Nacional de Techologia Agropecuaria (INTA), Jorge Cruz.