Update: 14:17 | 22/09/2021
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment jointly held a ceremony on September 21 to launch a national campaign in response to the “Clean up the World” initiative.
This year’s message focuses on enhancing public awareness on the significance of and their role in protecting the environment in socio-economic development.
The campaign also aims to encourage sustainable development, natural disaster mitigation and climate change adaptation in the new normal state.
The launching ceremony of the "Clean up the World" campaign.
As part of the programme, the organisers will present awards to winners of the “Youth Creativity for Climate” contest and release a music video on Vietnam’s environmental protection efforts on social media platforms in late September.
Speaking at the ceremony, Youth Union Secretary Ngo Van Cuong noted that each young person can respond to the campaign through actions such as sorting, recycling and reusing plastic wastes, cleaning up the environment, and planting trees where they live and work.
On the occasion, a programme was launched to encourage young people to share photos or short video clips of a location before and after cleaning up or about tree planting on Facebook.