The International Institute for Climate Activities was delighted to support the event held at Ksaver Šandor Gjalski Primary School as part of the school’s open doors program and the “Running out of Time” project.
The event itself was made up of a variety of instructive and educational activities, including lectures on the topic of global warming and the main event – the welcoming of the relay. The relay itself transports messages from young people and travels from Glasgow to Egypt, where the upcoming COP27 UN Conference on Climate Change is being held.
Marija Pujo Tadić, the institute’s president, supported such project in her speech, emphasizing the importance of young people in future changes to fight climate change. The emphasis is on immediate actions that should be taken because they are critical not only for the preservation of our planet, but also for better climate conditions for today’s youth and future generations.
Aside from the activities offered by the school, the architecture of the school contributes significantly to the overall concept of a sustainable and green lifestyle. From solar panels that reflect daylight into the corridors to the school’s green roof and various tree seedlings, this type of school truly keeps up with the modern and sustainable spaces that we need more and more nowadays.
Once again, we want to praise the school, principal, and teachers for their enthusiasm and efforts in this important topic, and especially for raising awareness among children and young people so that they understand the importance of caring for our planet from an early age. Without a doubt, we believe that one day they will recognize the importance of acting sustainably!