05 Jun '12, 1am

Haiti gears up for #WorldEnvironmentDay:

Haiti gears up for #WorldEnvironmentDay:

Haiti Gears Up for World Environment Day “It’s heavy and you have to walk for a long time but I can do it and I will do it”, said 7year old Constant while carrying a wild pine seedling on the 45 minutes trek to plant a tree at the top of a virgin hill in Haiti. He refused any help from anyone, and while he certainly stopped to catch his breath, he finally made it to the tree-planting site. This is a heartwarming anecdote from last year’s World Environment Day (WED) celebration in Haiti. This June 5, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) , through its Environmental Compliance Unit and Public Information Office is organizing a series of events to promote the Green Economy in Haiti. Topping the list is the launch of a waste recycling program. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Green Economy report , greening the waste sector in...

Full article: http://www.unep.org/wed/news/haiti.asp

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