International Snow Leopard Day to be celebratedEnvironment
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On October 23, 2013, political leaders from 12 countries and representatives of donor organizations came together to endorse the Bishkek Declaration on the conservation of snow leopards, which came to be celebrated annually as the International Snow Leopard Day. To promote the importance of the snow leopard in the ecosystem and the protection of the very rare animal, the International Snow Leopard Day will be celebrated among eco clubs of general education schools in the city, under the motto ‘Protected by law’.
The event will begin at 10 am on Saturday, October 20 at the National Garden Park. Group exercises, performances, trivia and many more are planned to be organized on this day. Three eco clubs that participated actively and highly contributed in promoting its importance in the ecosystem and protection will be awarded. Suggested by the Nature and Environment Center of Ulaanbaatar, the event will be co-organized by the WWF Programme Office in Mongolia, Fresh Water Resources and Nature Conservation Center.