UCEF & Partner NGO News
Here is the latest news from UCEF and its partner NGOs.
July 15, 2013 Chisinau, Moldova. The National Environmental Center (www.environment.md), a Moldovan environmental NGO, with the support of the United States Embassy to Moldova in Chisinau, organized an ecological expedition for 25 youth on the Bic River in Central Moldova. The slogan of the expedition was: “Love Your River”. The expedition lasted 8 days (July 7-15, 2013). The aim of the activity was to familiarize the youth with the factors that contribute to the pollution of the Bic River, which has a length of 155 km, and flows through the capital city of Chisinau.
June 26, 2013 Chisinau, Moldova. The Bic River Basin Environmental Assessment Report was officially released today by the Bic River Basin Council, whose members are made up of stakeholders in the Bic River Basin, located in Central Moldova. The report states that the main issues concerning the situation of Bic river refer to lack of sewage systems and treatment of waste waters in the majority of the settlements of the basin. Another major problem in the region is lack of the adequate solid waste management.
May 29, 2013, Chisinau, Moldova. A group of 200 young people from Chisinau municipality and Calarasi, Straseni and Anenii Noi rayons organized with the support of the National Environmental Center the first flash mob for the protection of Bic river. A unique scene was performed in front of the Government of the Republic of Moldova in the Grand National Assembly Square of Chisinau. The goal of the action was to show the causes of river pollution.
Two thousand people participate in a one day “Love Your River” clean-up campaign today on the Bic River in Central Moldova.
Chisinau, Moldova April 27, 2013 Approximately two thousand people participated in a one day “Love Your River” clean-up campaign today on the Bic River in Central Moldova. The campaign was organized by Centrul National de Mediu –CNM (National Environmental Center-NEC). During the campaign, the schoolchildren together with their teachers collected solid municipal waste.
Chisinau, March 15, 2013. The Forum of Youth in the Bic River basin was held at the National Philharmonics Hall of the Republic of Moldova. The Forum focused on the environmental health of the Bic River and gathered about 500 schoolchildren from all the 5 districts from the river basin including Chisinau municipality.
Dec 13, 2012 Arlington, VA - The annual meeting of the Board of Directors of the United States - Central & Eastern Europe Environment Foundation held its annual meeting yesterday, December 12, 2012 and confirmed continued support for the National Environmental Center, a Moldovan environmental NGO, and for environmental sustainability in the Republic of Moldova.