Al Urdonia Lil Ebda (AULE) organized through SHAAMS project – funded by the European Union within the framework of joint cooperation across the borders of the Mediterranean (ENPI CBC Med) and in collaboration with the founder of the Global Earth Hour initiative (World Wildlife Fund) the effectiveness of Earth Hour, held on Saturday evening, 19th March 2016 at Al-Karak Castle Square in order to preserve the environment and community awareness of the need to use clean energy sources and energy conservation and efficiency this is the biggest event ever in the field of energy conservation through enhanced focus on environmental challenges to curb climate change.
More than 120 participants from students schools and their families, representatives from public organizations, civil society, local authorities, private companies, and environmental activists. All participants celebrated the earth hour event which included a presentation about Al Urdonia Lil Ebda and its activities and a brief about SHAAMS project which was given by the Chief Executive Director of the company. Followed by a presentation of the earth hour and the importance of energy saving, energy efficiency, using renewable energy, the most important of solar energy and the negative impact of energy consumption on the environment and our planet.Then an announcement of the best video competition “Used your energy- no climate change” which was filmed by the participating schools. After that, AULE honored the winners and the relevant authorities.
And it conclude the event by turning off the lights in the Al-Karak Castle Square and lighting candles symbolic activity for this event.