HRH Prince Moulay Rachid unveils environmental campaign
Morocco - Ifrane, July 24, 2007 – His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid, President of Moroccan National Federation of Scouting, launched a cleaning campaign to raise awareness about environmental protection and to encourage scouts, young people and large community to "go green".
His Royal Highness who is seeking to spread the spirit of accountability among the Kingdom's youth groups and to get them thinking about their legacy for future generations, carries a profound duty to help young people redefine their relationship with the environment.
His Royal Highness noted that this experience will boost the feeling of responsibility to young people by making them acquainted with the steps they can take to live within our environmental means.
His Royal Highness also underlined the need to increase investment in the youngest citizens, to open their minds and raise their awareness about their obligation because what they will achieve in the future accounts on what we present them today.
The campaign, under the theme “A Campaign for Clean Sources” will reinforce the message that environment needs help from us all to preserve its character and to ensure that it is kept clean, safe and green.
The campaign, within the framework of “Atlas Jamborée 2007” program under His Royal Highness presidency, will also focus on education though its workshops for information and consciousness-raising on the environment, which provide practical guidelines and a range of practical steps that young people can take for a more sustainable countryside, highlights projects that are helping the environment as well as to develop awareness about environmental questions.
His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid is also Honorary President of Moroccan Association for Environmental Protection.