Bridging European and Local Climate Action (BEACON)

The week of 22-26 October was full of events dedicated to the practical implementation of the BEACON Action Plan. On October 23 and 24th, partners from the Environmental Institute (UfU) conducted training for teachers and technicians from the 15 schools that will be involved in the project.

During the training, on October 25, 2018 a demonstration energy tour was held at Primary School "P. R. Slaveikov ", Veliko Tarnovo. There were representatives from the partner schools from the municipality of Veliko Tarnovo, as well as teachers and technicians from the schools in the municipality of Pavel Banya.

An Introductory Seminar for Project Stakeholders was held on the last working day of the week. Representatives of the Ministries of Environment and Water, Education and Science, and the Health Ministry, Representatives of the Local Administration of Sofia Municipality, Lyulin District and Municipality of Samokov, as well as the directors of the Lyulin schools in Sofia and Samokov municipality, who participate in the project. The seminar was dedicated to incentives and motivation to implement energy efficiency education programs, and a common understanding of a future model was achieved in the implementation of energy saving activities in Bulgarian schools.

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