30TH CEI CONFERENCE AALBORG DENMARK
On 27th June 2016, the 30th International Conference of CARETAKERS OF THE ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL started in Aalborg, the fourth largest city of Denmark, and lasted 7 days with a great number of participants, students and teachers, from all over the world.
The 30th anniversary conference theme was “Sustainable societies” and all students presented their projects, related to environmental issues in the context of education, on which they had been working on during the school year 2015-16.
The Greek branch participated with 6 delegates, 4 students (Eleftheria Vlachou /12th Senior High School of Thessaloniki, George Kontogoulidis, Theofilos Kevezitidis, Andromachi Kontogoulidou), 2 teachers (John Papoutsakis /12th Senior High School of Thessaloniki and Niovi Iliadou, member of Caretakers-Greece).
The topic of the Greek delegation project was, “SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY (SUM) How to make our life easier in Thessaloniki” and it was carried out in cooperation with the Centre of Research and Technology Hellas/Hellenic Institute of Transport (HERTH/HIT). The Greek delegates also participated in the food and fun market with Greek delicacies and the cultural evening with a Greek folk dance.
While attending the conference the delegates enjoyed a visit to the zoo and the Vikings Museum a well as a guided tour of the city of Aalborg. In addition, they were taken on a field trip to sustainable/renewable power plants, a windmill park and an organic farm.
The 30th CEI Conference in Denmark was a great experience for the Greek delegation!