The Higher Education Council and the British Council launch the training program for university students
Under the patronage of the Secretary-General of the Higher Education Council and Deputy Chairman of its Board of Trustees, Dr. Sheikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa,
The training program for the Higher Education Center was implemented. The "Climate Champions" international research project for university students in public and private higher education institutions in the Kingdom, in partnership with the British Council, was inaugurated today.
The program, which was attended by the Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Bahrain, Roddy Drummond, and heads of higher education institutions in the Kingdom, aims to enhance the research capabilities of students in a way that contributes to addressing environmental and climate challenges and problems in the Kingdom.
Environmental, climate and research skills experts, Dan Boyden and Daniel Smith, will also deliver a lecture during the program, which runs from 23 to 28 October at the Wyndham Grand Hotel in Bahrain Bay.
Then, in her speech at the opening session, Dr. Sheikha Rana thanked the British Embassy and the British Council for their partnership in implementing this training program.
Which relates to an important topic closely related to the various fields of development, and which also coincides with patriotism.” Forever Green Campaign”, which was launched under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty the King, to achieve sustainable development goals in the areas of climate and environment.
She stressed the importance of scientific research in the field of environment and climate in facing the accompanying challenges faced by various countries.
Dr. Sheikha Rana highlighted the outstanding level of this training program and its participants, noting that it defines the ecosystem, nature and cultural identity, and shows how our identities shape our relationship with nature and promote innovation in climate action.
She also praised the participation of ten academics and 50 university students from various disciplines in the Kingdom's higher education institutions.
The Secretary-General of the Supreme Elections Committee added that the program will continue throughout the first semester of this academic year.
The workshop participants will be divided into groups, and each group will be tasked with preparing a research and social project on one of the environmental and social fields. Climate problems in the Kingdom based on the recommendations of the Supreme Council for the Environment.