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Activities to mark National Climate Change Awareness 2017

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15th September, 2017 The Department of Climate Change under the Ministry of MEIDECC will host a number of activities to mark the three-day National Climate Change Awareness, under the theme ‘Climate Change is here! Let’s Act Now!’

The National Climate Change Awareness will run from Wednesday, September 20th to Friday, September 22nd. A tree planting activity will be conducted in four high schools, on September 20th and will end with a panel discussion on Television Tonga.

On September 21st a tree planting activity will be conducted at the chosen communities that are vulnerable to climate change and the program will conclude with an exhibition on Friday, September 22nd, at Digicel Square.

Date

Activity

Time

Location

Wednesday 20/09/17

1. School Tree Planting

Fruit Trees

Coastal Trees

Ornamental plant

Commercial plant

For selected Secondary School (Majority of the schools are on holiday during this week)

 

09:30AM

 

11:00AM

1:00PM

3:00PM

 

 

 

Lavengamalie College.

 

Liahona High School

Ocean of Light

Act Community School

2. TV Programe

Panel Discussion

Topic: “Implementing Climate Change measures in the community”

30 mins

 

TV Tonga

Thursday 21/09/17

1. Community Tree Planting

Target Audience

Churches (Catholic, Mormon, FWC, COT)

Youth Congress

Women’s Groups

Community Groups

Community

Disability (Alonga Centre, Ofa Tui mo e ‘Amanaki & Mango Tree Centre)

09:00 AM – 04:00 PM

Churches, Selected Vulnerable Communities

2. TV Program.

30mins.

TV Tonga

Friday

22/09/2017

Exhibition Day

11:00AM – 3:00PM

Digicel Square

Monday – Saturday

17-23/09/2017

TV spot to be on air via TV Tonga.

Before every news at 7:00PM

TV Tonga

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENDS

Issued by the Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communication

 
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