- November 07, 2016
Most of people living along the Black Sea coast have special feelings towards the Sea and interested in its history, its biodiversity and its environmental status. But do they know a lot about it? Use a unique opportunity to test your knowledge about the Black Sea and get to understand better its current state.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union (EU), jointly with State Oceanographic Institute (SOI Russia) and Ecological-biological centre n.a. S.U.Sokolov (Sochi) invite children and journalists for the environmental educational action in Sochi region, Krasnodarsky krai, Russia. The action is devoted to mark Black Sea Action Day 2016 commemorating the 20th anniversary of the signature of the Black Sea Strategic Action Plan.
The new educational product / quest called “Environmental Journey by the Black Sea” was developed with the support of the EMBLAS project by joint efforts of scientists and professional children involvement specialists. It will be presented for the first time during the event. .
The performance will be held on 28th of October from 10:30 to 16:00 (Ecological-biological centre n.a. S.U.Sokolov, Alpiyskaya str., 5, Sochi). It will include:
- 10:30 Welcome, introduction by organizers
- 11:00 Registration of participants and explanation of rules
- 11:30 Start
- 15:00 Finish
- 15:30 Summarizing, awarding ceremony
About 150 children from 10 schools in Sochi will take part in the quest which is both educational and entertaining. The main objective of the event is to disseminate knowledge about the Black Sea, its history, geography, environment and countries surrounding it in playful way.
The action is conducted as a part of International Black Sea Day within the framework of the project “Improving Environmental Monitoring in the Black Sea” (EMBLAS). The project is co-financed by the European Union and UNDP. The overall objective of the project is to help to improve the protection of the Black Sea environment. More information is to be found at http://emblasproject.org/.