To mark Sustainability Week 2017, Al Wakrah Municipality and the French Embassy in Qatar, have launched a paper recycling programme. This came on the heels of the Municipality’s announcement of its membership for the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities.
The Ministry of Municipality and Environment, represented by Al Wakrah Municipality, French Embassy and Qatar Green Building Council recently held a joint press conference on celebrating sustainability week at Al Wakrah City at the French Embassy.
Al Wakrah Municipality signed an agreement with the Qatar Green Building Council on sustainable development which enables it to be a strategic partner to spread knowledge; and raise awareness about sustainability in the urban environment, as well as educating the public, providing training and exchanging technical support.
The agreement also aims to enhance ways to preserve the environment and achieve sustainable development in cooperation with various government institutions.
The Sustainability Week program includes a number of environmental and educational events for school students, especially in the areas of waste recycling, green sustainability, renewable energy, winter plantation, lectures and workshops on sustainable development and cleaning of Al Wakrah Beach.
A weeklong event, it will take place from October 28 to November 4, 2017.