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ACTIVITIES

SUPPORT FOR WWF

Istanbul Bilgi University supported the campaign organized by WWF. In order to raise awareness on global climate change, Istanbul Bilgi University turned off the lights at 3 campuses for an hour. Istanbul Bilgi University is one of the few universities supported the campaign in Turkey. (March 26, 2011, 20.30-21.30)

PAPER AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

Paper Awareness Campaign is a project prepared by 2009 - 2010 Senior Advertising students as part of their graduation project under the supervision of Assistant Prof. Gresi Sanje Dahan.

The campaign was announced and is being implemented by the “Center for the Environment, Energy and Sustainability”. The aim of the campaign is, to decrease the usage of papers and to increase recycling within the campuses of Istanbul Bilgi University.(January 24, 2011)

THE PROJECT OF RAISING AWARENESS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Environment, Energy and Sustainability Research Center of Istanbul Bilgi University has started a new project in order to increase environmental awareness among house wives and primary school students.

The education project was launched in collaboration with Myclimate Turkey, the company with the mission of developing and supporting projects around the world that directly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect the climate. The aim of the project is to increase environmental awareness in Turkey especially among housewives and primary school students. In order to reach this goal, three different slots are prepared. Primary school teachers are also included in the group targeted for ensuring the continuity of the project.

The education project will be implemented around Turkey particularly in Southeast and East Anatolia cities of Turkey. The first training was given in Kilis at 14-15 April, 2011 by the help and support of Kilis Governor's Office.