On 28 August, 2022, Urban Foundation organised clean-up activities to celebrate the Sevan Lake Day in cooperation with “Environment and Youth” NGO.
Two clean-up events were organized on the shores of Sevan and Drakhtik communities of Gegharkunik marz in the framework of BeECO project funded by ENI CBC BSB programme.
The first clean-up action took place on the lake shores in Sevan community with participation of the students from Kasakh school N1.
The second clean-up action took place on the lake shores in Drakhtik community with participation of the students from Drakhtik and Chambarak schools.
After each clean-up, the Urban Foundation representative held an educational session on the topic of waste management, sorting, recycling.
The participants were given promotional material and clean-up equipment all prepared in the framework of BeECO project.
After the clean-ups, the students had the opportunity to participate in a discussion with the RA Deputy Minister of Environment, as well as EU4Sevan programme representatives.
The day was concluded in the village of Drakhtik by a theatrical performance “Lament of Sevan” prepared by the school students. The aim of the performance was to introduce the problems of Sevan through a musical.