The Ecoweek 2020 with the topic "Water and energy footprint in tourism" took place at NTU from July 2-6, 2020. The program was within the framework of the project "Replication and integration of innovative approaches of ecological movement into activities of universities in 2018-2020”, which is co-organized by the Center for Community and Environmental Initiatives (C&E) and universities under the sponsorship of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Institute, Southeast Asia Regional Office (RLS).
The Ecoweek 2020 with the topic "Water and Energy Footprint in Tourism" had two main activities: "Eco-space" and "Eco-lecture". The "Eco-space" included projects introduction of teams, groups and social enterprises in the city; as well as seminars with the participation of young people who have had certain success in the field of environment and responses of NTU students. The "Eco-lecture" consisted of training courses, fieldtrips, and project-building skills session for 50 students in three days from 3-5 July, 2020.
During the program, students enthusiastically participated in following activities: eco-consumer fairs and painting exhibitions, forum about ecological challenges, eco-lecture hall, and practical experience on Bich Dam Island and The Moshav Farm, and developing ecological projects.
At the closing ceremony, the organizers awarded the first prize to Anh Duong team for a free English teaching project for residents on Bich Dam Island, the second prize to the Green Farm team with an eco-apartments project, and the third prize to the Green Future team with a project called Butterfly Pea. The organizers also awarded consolation prizes to the remaining teams.
The first prize
The second prize
The third prize
The Ecoweek 2020 was organized to create an useful and attractive playground for young people in Nha Trang city, especially NTU’s students. This was a place where students can exchange, share their knowledge and experience with others, seeking for sustainable development directions associated with future ecological lifestyles for young people.
Some more pictures of the program: