Myanmar

Myanmar has worked on various cleanup drives and environmental education campaigns through partnerships. For Earth Day 2020, following programs are planned with the established partners:

  • Earth Day celebration will be hosted at the American Center Yangon.
  • iNature club will be a main partners for the event, planned for April 25, 2020. Eminent speakers and partners will be invited to deliberate on the climate crisis and actions to be taken in Myanmar.
  • Cleanup drives are planned with the major cleanup partner Trash Hero. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, cleanup drives will be held in the multiple regions of Yangon, Rakhine Ngapali Beach, Mandalay and Dawe city.
  • On April 24, 2020, EDN and its partner Conyat Create will host the Earth Day event at the Seedspace Hall in town. Various local NGO partners like Doh Eain, Thant Myanmar and RecyGlo group will take part for the climate talk, along with various young students.
  • In partnership with ISY school, 50 years of Earth Day celebrations is being planned on April 22, 2020. Details of the same are being worked out. In past, ISY school commemorated Earth Day Sparks event in partnership with various local organizations to talk on environmental issues.
  • Our coordinator is also in talks with some leading artists (Zun Ei and Shwe Thein) in Myanmar for celebration of 50 years anniversary and discussed plans for the April. These artists have confirmed they will celebrate Earth Day and register their paintings on the site.