February 20, 2019 News from Member MEPAs - CYMEPA

In the framework of the program "Young Reporters for the Environment", CYMEPA organizes again for this year the CYTA COMPETITION FOR YOUNG REPORTERS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, in cooperation with the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture and CYTA as sponsor.

Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) aims to empower young people to take a stand on environmental issues they feel strongly about and to give them a platform to articulate these frustrations through the media of writing, photography or video. The programme offers these enthusiastic youngsters a chance to make their voices heard and to feel that they are being listened to. The ultimate goal of these young reporters is to highlight environmental injustices and to have them righted by the appropriate authorities, but the upshot of this is that these young people get to feel like they can make a difference and hopefully the opportunities provided by YRE engenders in them the desire to continue to do so.