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Update:December 16, 2013

FY2012 Global Environmental Workshop

ICETT held a fiscal 2012 Global Environmental Workshop, commissioned by the City of Yokkaichi. We would very much like to express our gratitude to all the parties involved in the course, including lecturers, company staff members, and Yokkaichi municipal officials, for the cordial support and cooperation.beach 
 1) Duration
     July 23 to 31, 2012 

 2) Participants
    ・Four high school students from Tianjin in China, led by two adults)

    ・Four high school students from Long Beach in the United States, led by one adult

    ・Four high school students from Yokkaichi in Japan  

summit 3) Summary
Since Yokkaichi marked the 40th anniversary of the court ruling in the Yokkaichi pollution lawsuit on July 24, 2012, the students learned about these pollution problems and efforts made in Yokkaichi to improve the environment from local residents involved in the lawsuit, company workers, and local government officials.

The participants showed great interest in the lectures and visits to relevant facilities, which gave a good impression to the lecturers.

At the end of the program, they also made presentations at the Environment Summit in Yokkaichi about their views and ideas on what they can do as young people and members of the next generation to protect the future of the Earth. (Ozaki)