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HAF Team Impressions of COP22

 

Montasser Namouji

HAF Intern-Journalist

 

Inside the High Atlas Foundation’s operating office, I personally feel the family and responsibility spirit, which are motivating everyone to do their own best and seriously consider every single task as a mission.

  Fatima Zahra Laaribi, the office manager said that being a female on the team is a point of strength.  Regarding the Foundation’s policy and encouragement in recruiting females and their employment, and basing on her experience since 2012, she states that the Foundation is taking serious steps to empower women among the Moroccan community.  Fatima Zahra also said that COP22 was a mighty experience - it was a chance for her to contact different people and to have new experiences.

  Marwa, a Women’s Empowerment Intern, said that COP22 was a great opportunity to learn from initiatives and creative ideas. In addition, attending “WECAN” and hearing international stories of indigenous women fighting climate change made her feel the importance of fighting as a Palestinian woman to save the planet.

  Amina thinks that, organizing the COP22 in Morocco for this year is a great honor both for Morocco and Moroccans.  Also, the participation of countries from all over the world shows how they care about the environment and its sustainability.  During COP22, there was effective participation of children, women and men, and a lot of workshops about environmental projects which also show that awareness and responsibility towards environment have increased. Moreover, COP22 was an opportunity for HAF to talk about its projects and activities in preserving the environment. HAF was honored to know other associations from all over the world

  Errachid Montassir is glad to have such a chance to improve his skills, to be guided by Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir is an honor for him, and his participation at COP22 on behalf of the Foundation is leading him now to new fields of knowledge that are going to help him during his academic studies.

  Zineb, the well-motivated and ready to learn intern, High Atlas Foundation and COP22 were a chance to meet the world and to show them how we stand for our planet.

This is how things are going at the High Atlas Foundation office, when the family with different backgrounds stand for a sustainable development and environmental protection.

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HafFdtn At the Abdelaziz Ben Driss Center for youth, the students are putting in lots of effort to care for the trees,&are learning so much as well!
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HafFdtn Planting trees does so much- environmental benefits, soil erosion prevention, deforestation reversal, and climate change mitigation.
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HafFdtn The children at the Abdelaziz Ben Driss Center are excited to learn about caring for trees, and to acquire irrigation skills, we are as well
HafFdtn We have successfully planted in many different ecosystems in Morocco. This shows that with dedication and hard work anything can be done.
HafFdtn In the El-Houz province, teachers are using HAF trees to educate their students on topics ranging from climate change to food security.
HafFdtn We are excited to start working out of our new office in Fes, which is located at Center for the Protection of Children, Abdelaziz Ben Driss
HafFdtn The University Mohamed Ben Abdellah in Fes has donated land to build a tree nursery for the surrounding communities. Exciting for all!

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