Today, Monday, UNICEF announced its support for Iraq in the rational management of waste and the protection of water from pollution.
In a statement received by the National News Center, the Ministry of Environment stated that “the technical undersecretary with administrative, financial and technical powers of the Ministry of Environment, Jassem Abdul Aziz Al-Falahi, confirmed during his meeting with the UNICEF delegation represented by the Regional Adviser to the Water and Environmental Sanitation Sector/UNICEF, Chris Cromansi, and in the presence of the Director General of the Awareness and Information Department.” Environmentalist Amir Ali Al-Hassoun, the importance of supporting the environmental sector and finding appropriate solutions to environmental issues and problems.
Al-Falahi added that "it was agreed to support the environmental sector in the issue of climate change and government efforts to raise awareness of the various sectors on the issue of the requirements for Iraq's accession to the Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris and to support vulnerable groups affected by climate changes."
In turn, the Regional Adviser to the Water and Environmental Sanitation Sector/UNICEF, Chris Cromensi, expressed their happiness for their presence in Baghdad, stressing that “the support of UNICEF, the Ministry’s efforts in facing environmental challenges and following up the implementation of environmental sanitation concepts through the development of a policy based on the rational management of waste, especially solid waste in The shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic.”
And he touched on “the issue of preserving water sources from pollution and waste, and the need to implement a series of projects to educate citizens aimed at preserving water resources from all forms of pollution.”
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