On December 20, 2013, the General Assembly of the United Nations, under Resolution 68/205, decided to proclaim March 3rd, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, as World Wildlife Day.
With the topic: “The future of wildlife is in our hands”, main slogan of the 2016 global campaigns, the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP), through the Program “Children of Mother Earth”, held a series of activities in Paraguay to create awareness on the responsibility of conserving the flora and fauna for future generations.
The main purpose of these environmental activities was to reach every citizen, business and government agency, to educate on creating protective actions towards the planet Earth, so that the endangered flora and fauna species can survive in their natural habitat without being threatened by man.
The Activists for Peace of the GEAP, through colorful works made with recycled materials, imparted activities that called the attention of spectators during the Environmental Parades. At the end of the parade, various representatives from environmental and student institutions were present as an important members of the educational section.
Cities that demonstrated commitment towards environmental education
Asuncion is considered the Pantheon of Heroes, a well-known and centric place of entertainment where educational modules were placed, in order to express through them topics on flora and fauna conservation, as well as other related topics on how to care for Mother Earth.
At the same time, in the cities of Encarnacion and Este, events were held in schools and colleges with environmental lectures, and places like “The Plaza de Armas” were chosen for the parade, followed by a marketing and educational campaign, through various means of communication, such as radio and television. The students of nearby educational institutions held a march highlighting the urgent need of learning how to protect wildlife.