On the occasion of the “World Environment Day”, Center for Climate Change – Gevgelija organized a
one-day event in the Municipality of Gevgelija. Within the event, a parade for clean air was
organized in which 50 children from JUDG “Detska Radost” took part. The parade was held in the
center of Gevgelija, where the youngest paraded with messages for clean environment, performed a
musical act and recited songs with ecological messages. With this, the young people sent a
strong message that they want to live in a clean and healthy environment and the importance of
treating the environment careful.
The event continued in the primary schools “Vlado Kantardziev” and “Krste Misirkov” with
presentations on air pollution and its harmful effects. Within the presentations, students have
the opportunity to get acquainted with the composition of the air, how it’s polluted, how to
measure the quality of ambient air and recommendations how to reduce / prevent the pollution.
The event was organized within the project ” Transboundary Air Pollution Health Index Development
and Implementation – (TRAP)” implemented by the Center for Climate Change and the Ministry of
Environment and Physical Planning of the Republic of Northern and is funded by the European
Union through the IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program North Macedonia – Greece.