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Local authorities and religious organizations sign coordination program on protection environment and climate change adaption

Quang Binh provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) and representatives of Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and Committee for Catholic Solidarity in the province signed a cooperation agreement on protection environment and climate change adaptation for the 2017-2020 period at a ceremony held on April 27.

Attending the event were Chairman of the provincial VFF Trần Văn Tuân, Most Venerable Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Committee Thích Tánh Nhiếp, Priest Peter Nguyễn Bình Yên representing the provincial Committee for Catholic Solidarity, and representatives of concerning agencies, departments.

The cooperation program includes activities for raising awareness of religious communities on environmental protection and adaptation to climate change as well as negative impacts of climate change in the world, Vietnam and in the province,  training religious followers and local people to deal with unexpected risks by typhoons, especially  the aftermath of the marine environmental pollution in the central coastal region, and developing and replicating successful models for effective implementation of environmental protection, climate change adaptation;

The cooperation agreement aimed to enhance roles and responsibilities of religious dignitaries and followers on environmental protection and adaptation to climate change in response to an action program of the VFF Central Committee, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and religious organizations in Vietnam for sustainable development in the province.

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Local religious organizations in Quang Binh sign agreement on protection environment, climate change adaptationAttending the event were Chairman of the provincial VFF Trần Văn Tuân, Most Venerable Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Committee Thích Tánh Nhiếp, Priest Peter Nguyễn Bình Yên representing the provincial Committee for Catholic Solidarity,
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