Brunei Darussalam is adopting a whole-of-nation approach through the adoption of the Brunei National Climate Change Policy, BNCCP, to achieve a low carbon and climate-resilient nation. According to Minister of Development, this requires policy adoption across different sectors, and commitment by all stakeholders through careful planning and implementation. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Ingenieur Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar stated this during the launch of the Environmental Education Tour Project held virtually. Yang Berhormat also underlined ten key strategies have been outlined in the BNCCP and four of them are playing a role in the Environmental Education Tour Project, including Awareness and Education. Climate education is key to reduce the impacts of climate change and to ensure a strong, sustainable economy.

 

Meanwhile, Yang Berhormat Dayang Khairunnisa binti Awang Haji Ash’ari, Member of the Legislative Council who is also the Co-Founder of Green Brunei, among others said to drive technological and behavioural shifts to improve climate adaptation and resilience, investments in climate education to produce well-educated, climate-literate citizens are needed. The Environmental Education Tour Project is organised by Green Brunei in collaboration with Mitsubishi Corporation and supported by the Ministry of Development, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism and Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications.

 

 

Source: Radio Television Brunei

 

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