Youth campaign

Vulnerable and abandoned, streams and rivers of Moldova are neglected and forgotten by us. Polluted and dirty they turned into challenges for our lives and our future... Moldovan streams and rivers die because of human indifference. They need our protection, care and our love.

The Campaign "Love your river!” was launched by the National Environmental Center in the basin of Bic River in 2013 and involved more young people in the basin of Bic River Basin in public actions  in order to attention central and local authorities on the degrading state of  Bic river as well as to form public opinion concerning the problem of Bic river. Thus on March 24, 2013 NEC organised the first Youth Forum in the basin of Bic River, which was attended by 400 people, April 27, 2013 – clean-up campaign in the basin of Bic river with the participation of 1 000 people, May 29, 2013 - Ecological flash-mob in Chisinau with the participation of 200 people,  July 7 -14 young environmental leaders expedition along Bic river, September 2013 - flash mob caravan in all 5 rayons of Bic river basin (Calarasi Straseni, Anenii Noi, Ialoveni and Chisinau ).

This year, NEC proposes to replicate this experience on national scale and to involve all schools in the country within the environmental education campaign with the slogan "Love Your River!".

Thus the National Environmental Center will organize the following activities:

The main goal of the project is to strengthen the network of young leaders in the Republic of Moldova.

The specific objectives of the project include:

project is funded by a grant from the U.S. State Department. The opinions, findings and conclusions presented and discussed by the authors do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. State Department.