Bandar Seri Begawan - The Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation ( JASTRe) through its Environmental Planning and Management Division headed by Martinah Hj Tamit, yesterday conducted a three day Induction Workshop (October 12 to 14, 2012) to recruit new members for its Environmental Youth Envoys.
The Environmental Youth Envoys programme aims to nurture and build a network of youth who will become leaders and change agents in moving their peers and the community towards environment ownership and sustainability.
The programme will groom youths in the country as Environmental Youth Envoy who will then be committed to the goal of sustainable development in their institutional and personal capacities.
The Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation will provide training to the envoys to strengthen their knowledge on environmental issues and attend workshop to improve their public speaking, networking, facilitation, project management and motivational skills so as to enable all of them to take on a proactive role as a leader and change agent for environmental sustainability.
After the three-day intensive training course, it is hoped that the participants can initiate and implement meaningful projects that will contribute towards Brunei Darussalam Environmental Sustainability and take on leadership role in promoting environmental ownership and sustainability.
--Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin