Baku, April 25, AZERTAC
“The International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) campaign was launched in 2011. The main goal of the campaign is to use energy and knowledge as powerful tools for addressing environmental issues, Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Leyla Aliyeva said at the Youth Forum, which was held here Monday as part of the 7th UNAOC Global Forum.
“We are trying to create green, safe and secure society for future generations. Our slogan is “One Word, One Future.”
Leyla Aliyeva said that young people have been actively involved in various environmental initiatives aimed at protecting the nature. According to her, over the past five years activists have planted more than five million trees and came up with various initiatives to prevent destruction of trees as part of IDEA campaign. “They have also established cooperation with foreign organizations in this area.”