World Environment Day 2005
Relief International – Schools Online’s Bangladesh country office
participated in World Environment Day activities coordinated by the
National Forum of Youth of Bangladesh (NFYOB). Children from age 5 to
16 created artwork depicting environmental issues; more than 2,300
pieces were submitted. The art was judged by a panel, and awards were
presented two weeks ago at the Shishu (Children’s) Academy. The chief
guest at the award ceremony was the State Minister for NGO Affairs, Mr.
Lutfur Rahman Khan. He and other guests including RI-SOL Country
Director Dr. Jack Welch, and NYFOB Secretary General Dulal Biswa, and
several members of Save the Youth Forum.