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High on the priority of every citizen and the State, is now the green consciousness, said on Saturday the Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Kyriakos Kokkinos in the framework of an event in Nicosia of the independent organization Green Shield – Hope of Life, which was held under the auspices of of.

During the event on Makariou Avenue, members of the organization offered free saplings to the public, as well as ecological clothing bags. An award ceremony was also held for a climate change song contest announced earlier by Green Shield. A total of six awards were given to elementary, middle and high school students.

In his statements, Mr. Kokkinos said “a big thumbs up” to the Green Shield, which for the 22nd year, he said, “greens Makariou”.

“Green consciousness is now high on everyone's priority citizen and of the State itself”, noted Mr. Kokkinos. He added that especially in our region, which, as he said, is going through a climate crisis and not just a change, “I believe that the consciousness and the initiatives that each of us must develop must be in the direction exactly how the values ​​of Green are projected Shield”.

He also noted that he is “with great pleasure” to see many children at the event and that adults and the State owe it to all children “to help them live in a green, healthy, pleasant environment”.

He stressed also the importance of such actions for raising awareness, planting trees, and informing citizens about what is coming in a few years in terms of the changes we will see in the environment.

N. Christodoulidis: Need to speed up the green transition

The need to speed up the green transition through concrete actions was mentioned by the candidate for the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulidis during his presence at the event of the non-governmental environmental organization “Green Shield” held in Nicosia.

In statements against the event, Mr. Christodoulidis congratulated “Green Shield” for its decisive role, as he said, “in achieving the goals we have now set”.

“I consider that this type of action on the part of the Green Shield also sends clear messages about the need to accelerate the green transition through specific actions as soon as possible,” he added.

According to Mr. Christodoulidis, “This is an issue that we need to act on immediately to address all of these very serious challenges that we will face if we don't take the steps that we need to take.

A. Dimitriadis: There must be a constitutional guarantee of the right to a clean environment

There must be a constitutional guarantee of the right to a clean environment, said on Saturday the independent candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, Achilleas Dimitriadis , at an event in Nicosia by the independent organization Green Shield.

After congratulating the Green Shield for today's and other events, Mr. Dimitriadis said that his goal is a clean environment. He said there should be a constitutional guarantee for this. “The right to the environment is for everyone and must exist”, he added.

He also said that his own wish is “One Cyprus and Green”, expressing the belief that the Green Shield “strongly defends it”. .

Finally, Mr. Christodoulidis said that the role of the Green Shield, which for years, as he said, has been at the head of this effort, sends clear messages both for the state and for the entire Cypriot population. people.

President of EDEK: Support for the work of the “Green Shield”

Support and thanks for the work he is doing to make Cyprus transition to green development, he expressed to the non-governmental environmental organization ” Green Shield”, the President of EDEK Marinos Sizopoulos, during the event organized by the organization in Nicosia. 

In statements, Mr. Sizopoulos said that his presence today at the “Green Shield” event is a manifestation of solidarity, support and thanks, as he said, “for the work, which has been carried out over time in an effort to transition to green development and mainly for the systematic effort to plant trees in areas of our country that have been destroyed by fires “.

Also, Mr. Sizopoulos said that “today when the climate change problems we are facing are enormous, any support in this direction is a positive step for development and for the stance of the environment but also of our country”.

Source: www.reporter.com.cy

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