Sejong Office of Education, South Korea organized a youth forum on the theme ‘ OUR PLANET MATTERS’. Global issues were addressed and challenges were discussed. The participants could enrich cultural diversity, empathy, and progress to the entire world through networking with global peers.
On the first day various personalities such as Mr. Choi, Gyo-jin / Governor of Sejong Office of Education, Mr. Ban, Ki-moon / Former Secretary-General of the UN, Malcolm Fairbrother, Professor, Umeå University, Sweden and the most inspirational Amy & Ella Meek, Kid Activists, UK, addressed the event.
On the second day, Mr. Tyler Rasch, TV Personality, Consultant, WWF Brand Ambassador discussed how he learned about the environment during his childhood and compared it with his higher studies along with a PPT.
Overall the session was an eye-opener for the students and indeed very engaging as well. On the last day, teenagers from five countries namely Tejun, India Malaysia, Australia, and Taiwan discussed the environmental issues and told various steps are taken in their country for environmental protection. Pre-recorded videos were shown. It was also suggested to use eco-bags, bottles instead of plastic cups. Some of the delegates shared their stories of how they resolved the environmental issue
We are very grateful to all the organizers for giving our school the opportunity to participate.
The students who participated in this seminar were:
The Principal of the school appreciated and congratulated the efforts of the students and teachers.