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Initiatives

Description of the initiative:

This award aims to promote environmental awareness among school students and spread the culture of conservation in schools and homes. EPDA has implemented several programs for this project. It launched the Environmental Researcher Workshop by inviting students to Khor Muzahmi Protected Area, students learnt how to use the microscope and how to identify the mangrove trees and the importance of protecting them. And they planted the mangrove trees in Khor Muzahmi Protected Area.

Objectives of the initiative:

This award aims to spread the environmental awareness among students and the society and consolidate the concept of environmental protection among the students

Implementation responsibility:

Environmental Awareness Department

Strategic Partners:

Ministry of Education

Type of the Initiative:

Medium -term impact (1-3 years)

Initiative Priority:

high

Description of the initiative:

An initiative developed by the Environment Protection and Development Authority to empower women in different categories (housewives - government employees - educational leaders and teachers - students - employees and volunteers in associations, clubs and social centers - workers in auxiliary professions - media - people of concern) in the field of environmental work through the provision of measurement and awareness services Environmental and Environmental Control. They play a supervisory role on the coasts, beaches, landing areas, fish markets and restaurants.

Objectives of the initiative:

This initiative aims at empowering women in the field of environmental work; and applying best practices in environmental protection and sustainability of their resources.

Implementation responsibility:

Environmental Awareness Department

Strategic Partners:

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment – Ministry of Education

Type of the Initiative:

Long-term impact (3-5 years and over)

Initiative Priority:

Medium

Description of the initiative:

His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, in protecting the environment and the sustainability of natural resources. The Executive Council, EPDA launched the Environmental Sustainability Award in support of EPDA strategic objectives related to enhancing the participation of government sectors in environmental awareness, reducing the environmental footprint and involving them in contributing to raising the level of environmental awareness Categories of society.

Objectives of the initiative:

Establishing the principles of sustainable development. and dissemination of the concept of environmental culture among different sectors. and promote a sense of community environmental responsibility and activate the environmental activities targeted and distinguished in the environmental field and appreciate and encourage outstanding contributions in the field of environmental conservation by institutions seeking excellence and innovation.

Implementation responsibility:

Environmental Awareness Department

Strategic Partners:

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Type of the Initiative:

Medium -term impact (1-3 years)

Initiative Priority:

Medium

Description of the initiative:

EPDA launched this initiative to plant local trees instead of paying the environmental fines according to a mechanism that EPDA is applying to replace the environmental fines of industries and small vendors. The mechanism has set a minimum replacement fee of AED 1000 for Industries and AED 500 for small vendors. The plantation shall be in coordination with EPDA and the water source shall be determined.

Objectives of the initiative:

This initiative aims to increase the environmental awareness to the society; and protect the local trees by planting and taking care of them.

Implementation responsibility:

Environmental Monitoring Department

Strategic Partners:

/

Type of the Initiative:

Long-term impact (3-5 years and over)

Initiative Priority:

Medium
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