Prof Nguyen Lan Dung is talking with a student from Hanoi-Amsterdam high school (Source: baomoi.com)

Hanoi (VNA) – The “Sang tao vi moi truong” (Creative for environment) competition was kicked off in Hanoi, on April 4.

The event jointly organised by the Hanoi-Amsterdam high school for the gifted and Friesland Campina Vietnam aims to provide ideas and standard models on environmental protection and sustainable development in order to raise awareness of environmental issues among young people.

Speaking at the event, Nguyen Viet Dung from the Vietnam Environment Administration said the organising board expects the event will help promote the creativeness and passion of young people towards environmental protection work.

Participating works should cover content on environmental protection such as energy saving, environmentally -friendly products, biodiversity conservation, recycling, waste treatment, environmental education, and information technology application in environmental management and protection.

Contestants can submit their works by the end of this June . Some outstanding works will receive funds to realise their ideas.

More information about the competition can be founded at websites www.giaithuongsangtaoxanh.vn; www.vea.gov.vn; www.cetac.gov.vn; www.doanthanhnien.vn; and www.facebook.coom/giaithuongsangtaoxanh.-VNA