The 3 rd Essay Competition for high school students has finalized
The Essay Competition which was launched by Georgian Society of Nature Explorers “Orchis” in the frames of the Keep Georgia Tidy Project funded by the Government of Sweden with the aim to promote environmental protection and the Sustainable Development Goals as they are perceived by the youth and to increase the engagement of the young generation has finalized.
The participant of the Essay Competition were high school students. The Competition began on 22 May 2021 and the deadline for the submission of the essays was 30 August 2021. Three themes were defined for the Competition:
1. Biodiversity Protection and Association Agreement
2. Georgia – Sustainable Development Goals and Related Challenges in Waste Management
3. The share of dumpsites in the pollution of the Black Sea coastal and the management of relevant processes to achieve the SDGs by the country (based on Adjara case study).
The competent Jury of the Competition assessed the essays submitted by students and identified the winners for each of the Competition theme.
3 winners were selected for the first place:
Anano Peikrishvili – Free University of Tbilisi
Tamara Vardiashvili – Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
Mikheil Serebryakov – Georgian Technical University
3 winners were selected for the second place as well:
Mariam Macharashvili – International Black Sea University
Nino Gogsadze – Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
Mariam Kakhidze – Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
The winners will be awarded a monetary prize of 500 GEL and 400 GEL.
“Keep Georgia Tidy“ Project is being implemented by the NGO Consortium: Georgian Society of Nature Explorers “Orchis”, Keep Georgia Tidy and Greens Movement of Georgia/Friends of the Earth Georgia through funding of the Government of Sweden, with support of Georgian Ministries of Environmental Protection & Agriculture, Regional Development & Infrastructure, and Education, Science, Culture & Sport, and in cooperation with the Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia and Environmental information & Education Centre.