|10 November 2006|
Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection, chaired by Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa, organised on Friday 10 November 2006 in Rabat the workshop for launching the international «Eco–Schools» programme.
The Eco-Schools programme contributes to the training of eco-citizens, raises awareness to sustainable development, involves the school pupils in the management of their school and contributes to cut down the cost of energy and water and improves waste management.
In a pilot phase, the programme will involve 8471 pupils and twenty schools from nine regions of the Kingdom. They are Agadir, Benguérir, Youssoufia, Khouribga, Rabat, Salé, Tangier, Ait Ourir and Imzouren.
These pilot schools are supporter by our partners:
OCP, S.O.S Villages, Association Jiwar, Association Maison d’enfants Akkari, Municipality of Souissi; BCP Foundation, Club «la main à la pâte» of Salé.
The programme aims to cover the whole schools of the Kingdom when assessment of the pilot programme is made.
The programme was initiated in 1994 by the Foundation for Environmental Education with the support of the European Commission an is recognized by UNDP. The Eco-Schools programme is now being implemented in more than 13.000 schools in 31 countries.