Beirut, 17 September 2019 (United Nations Information Centre) — Under the auspices of the Lebanese Ministry of Environment and in collaboration with the UN Information Centre in Beirut (UNIC Beirut), Junior Chamber International (JCI), a non-profit organization, is organizing clean-up campaigns on Saturday 21 September in 12 different locations in Lebanon on the occasion of World Clean Up Day.
The campaigns start at 8:30 AM and end at 01:00PM. It is worth mentioning that this is part of a global campaign whereby similar events are happening in 150 countries around the world uniting over than 17 million volunteers.
The Lebanese areas to be cleaned are the following:
- In Mount Lebanon: ِAramoun, Keserwan, Chouf, Sin el Fil, Helalieh and Rweiset Al Ballout
- In Bekaa: Zahle, Terbol, Al Kaa and Baalbek
- In the North: Kfarabida and Akkar (Meshmosh)
The World Clean Up Day is a voluntary day where several public areas are chosen to be cleaned by volunteers. This event aims at spreading awareness about the importance of maintaining a safe, healthy and sustainable environment, and of reducing, reusing and recycling our trash. For more info about the Day, please visit the link below:
UNIC Beirut kindly requests media institutions to grant this event the highlight it deserves.