Submitted by: Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association - Helmepa
Implemented country: Greece
Title: Intermepa Junior Environmental Awareness Program
The program will operate on an annual basis with the participation of 1000 school children aged 7-13 from Australia, Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. The operation of the program will be based on the Intermepa Junior Action Plan and participating groups will be invited to implement a wide range of proposed activities related to the marine environment. Projection of the program in the four countries will be undertaken by the national MEPAs, while the Intermepa secretariat will project the developments and achievements of the program to the wider international maritime community, the IMO, the EU, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and others related to the program. With the termination of the program, all group members and their volunteer teachers who performed at least one or more activities of the program will be awarded with Commemorative Participation Diplomas.