Fiji Time: 1:39 AM on Wednesday 14 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Youths meet to talk environmental issues

Dawn Gibson
Thursday, February 27, 2014

A GROUP of young people took part in WWF South Pacific's three-day International Eco-Internship Program (EIP) last week, converging to discuss environmental issues in the Pacific, among other relevant topics.

The 24 participants took part in the intensive and interactive campaign to learn about nature photography, documentary making, green journalism and solid waste management.

"The International Eco-Internship Program (EIP) is a campaign developed by the WWF Network to develop a sense of civic responsibility amongst its participants," a WWF South Pacific statement stated.

The workshop co-ordinator, Hamza Malik, said when piloted in Pakistan, the program proved successful with about 10,000 students having graduated from it.

"The program is beneficial for conservation work as it inculcates civic responsibility among the youth of Fiji," Mr Malik said in the statement.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62080.6018
JPY 57.887054.8870
GBP 0.31060.3026
EUR 0.42030.4083
NZD 0.71690.6839
AUD 0.65170.6267
USD 0.47950.4625



Exchange Rate updated on 13th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. President-elect receives mixed reaction
  2. Who is Jioje Konrote
  3. Head of State
  4. Man faces rape, porn charges
  5. Opposition calls for special sitting
  6. Krishna misses penalty to save Wellington Phoenix
  7. Konrote opts to keep low profile
  8. Federation abstains
  9. Farmers worry
  10. Tablets to assist students, teachers access internet

Top Stories this Week

  1. Mum upset Wednesday (07 Oct)
  2. Death classified as unnatural Thursday (08 Oct)
  3. 'Konrote will need to resign from Party' Monday (12 Oct)
  4. FRCA duo sent home Wednesday (07 Oct)
  5. President-elect receives mixed reaction Tuesday (13 Oct)
  6. Who is Jioje Konrote Tuesday (13 Oct)
  7. Head of State Tuesday (13 Oct)
  8. Ganilau a nominee Thursday (08 Oct)
  9. Konrote is Fiji's next President Monday (12 Oct)
  10. Man jailed 14 years for raping brother's stepdaughter Friday (09 Oct)