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GLOBE Bangladesh Celebrates Earth Day
GLOBE Bangladesh celebrated Earth Day 2007 with an art competition. Paintings from 150 Students between the ages of 10 and 15 answered the question "What is important to me about our environment?"
Organized by GLOBE Bangladesh and Carter Wilbur of the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka, the event took place at Dhanmondi Kochikantha High School. Special guests taking part (and seated left to right in photo) were Carter Wilbur, Economic Office of the U.S. Embassy, Dhaka, Md. Habibur Rahman Chowdhury, former Joint
Secretary for the Ministry of Environment and Forests and current GLOBE Bangladesh Country Coordinator, U.S. Ambassador Patricia A. Butenis, and H. M. Nurul Islam, Dhanmondi Kochikantha High School Headmaster.
The top 3 winning entries have gone on to an international art competition in Washington, DC. Those winners are:
Congratulations to these students and to all participants whose artwork provided a wonderful focus for celebrating Earth Day!
''17 May 2007