Royal Commission in Jubail represented by the Environment Safety and Control Department , celebrated the Arab Environment Day at the knowledge and Innovation Center during the period from 12-18 Oct 2017 under the slogan (Environment and Community |). The objective of the RC is to raise environmental awareness among all sectors of the society and correct some misconceptions about the environment. Awareness messages shall focus on the main component of our society i.e the young people and the families as as protecting the environment is the responsibility of all. The focus shall be on the role of the family in reducing waste and promote the concept of recycling in addition to the importance to rationalize the consumption of water and energy.
The Director of the Environment Safety and Control Dept. said that the Arab Environment Day aims to educate visitors about the importance of preserving the environment and the international standards that companies abide by in this field. Proliferate environmental awareness and encourage proper environmental behavior among members of the society through awareness messages in a fun and meaningful educational setting , in addition to the explanation of the state of art machinery and methods of recycling to preserve the healthy environment of the home and society. He added that the morning period shall be limited to schools kindergartens visits, where the evening for families. he said that the industrial sector participate in the activity through the Environmental Responsibility Exhibition, which will focus in the definition of RC environmental regulations and rules that are applied , and the objective is to correct and change the misconceptions in order to raise the level of environmental awareness.
The Arab Environment Day includes a number of stands , represented in Renewable Energy Corner, Recycling, Royal Commission and Environment, Children, the Environmental Ideas Pavilion, the Friends of the Environment Theater, the Environmental Studio, the Environmental Cinema and the Environmental Fab Lab , as well as biological organisms Pavilion.
It worth mentioning that the Arab world celebrates this occasion on the 14th of October each year in order to mark the occasion of the first ministerial conference of ministers and officials of the environment in the Arab countries hosted by Tunisia in 1986, where it focused on the most important common environmental issues and means of cooperation to unite efforts to preserve the environment of the Arab world in all its arrangements.