|June 25th, 2005|
Her Royal Highness the Princess Lalla Hasnaa President oh Mohammed VI Fondation for the Potection of Environment presides the prize handing ceremony for the 4th edition of "young reporters for Environment"2005.
Her Royal Highness the Princess Lalla Hasna, President of Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of Environment has presided on Monday the 27th June, 2005, at the Foundation’s Headquarters, the prize handing ceremony for “Young Reporters for Environment” 2005. An opportunity to gratify each year the work achieved by secondary school students. Six written reports and five photo reports have been awarded.
The participation increases each year. Thus, in 2005, more than 700 students have participated from 16 regional academies in the Kingdom. 136 written reports and 619 photo reports have been carefully examined by the jury delegated by the Foundation for this purpose.
Nestlé Maroc supports the actions related to increasing people awareness and more particularly the young reporters for Environment
The results are as follows :
Just like the previous editions, the awarded works have been sent to Paris, to the Headquarters of the FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education) YRE International coordinator, in order to make them participate with the other secondary school students from the FEE member states.
Thus, Morocco obtained the energy prize and the super best prize for young reporters for environment 2005, as a reward for the written report entitled : Environment at the pottery complex: between disaster and hope presented by the secondary students from Lamrani private secondary school, from the Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Academy. The Second international prize for the photo competition has been granted to Sidi Daoud secondary school from Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Daraa Academy.
Let’s remind that the Young Reporters for Environment has been led within the framework of a strategic partnership between Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of Environment and the National Education Ministry, and it is intended for secondary school students, who are in charge of making investigations, under the supervision of their teachers, about problems related to environment in their region and informing the large public.
The reports achieved dealt with six important themes : agriculture, city, coast, waste, water and energy. In order to handle this project in its international dimension, Morocco (through Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of Environment) has adhered to the FEE in July 2002, as the second non European country after South Africa.