Arab Environment Day activities,
organized by the RCJ Environmental Protection and Control Dept., at
Knowledge and Innovation Center in Jubail Industrial City from the 12th
to 18th of October 2017 under the motto "Environment and Community"
came to an end on Wednesday October 18th. The event was visited by 34
schools , 978 students and ended with a total number of 3513 visitors.
The objective of Arab Environment Day is
to educate visitors about the importance of environment preservation
and the International Standards companies are committed to abide by.
Moreover, it aims to increase environmental awareness and promote the
proper environmental behavior of the society members through fun and
educational awareness messages in addition to introducing the latest
recycling mechanisms and methods to maintain the healthy environment of
home and society. Thirteen Industrial companies participated in
environment responsibility exhibition, which highlighted RCJ
environmental regulations and to correct and change misconceptions to
raise environmental awareness.
Arab Environment Day comprised several corners such as:
The renewable energy,
The Royal Commission and the Environment,
Environment Friends Theater,
The environmental studio,
The environmental cinema,
Fab Lab for environment,
Erada Association in Jubail
The Royal Commission Health Services Program represented by the Environmental Services section.
it’s worth mentioning that the Arab
world celebrates this occasion on the 14th of October each year in order
to mark the occasion of Arab Environment Ministers first ministerial
conference in Tunisia in 1986, where the focus was placed on the most
important common environmental issues and means of cooperation to join
efforts to preserve the environment, in the Arab World.