On March 15, 2022, Dunya School hosted the final conference on " Assuming Responsibility for Climate Change " as part of the arCc project, supported by the Creative Commissions Program of the British Council in partnership with Khazar University.
The conference began with an introductory speech by Ms. Raziya Isayeva, Director of Development. She greeted participants and guest speakers. Raziya Isayeva informed the audience about the project and the conferences organized so far within this project.
Then Ms. Emma Robinson, Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy in Azerbaijan (TBD), spoke about climate change and its consequences. She called on everyone to protect nature and the planet as an individual.
Nigar Baimova, Deputy Director of the British Council in Azerbaijan, Rovshan Abbasov, Head of the Geography and Environment Department at Khazar University, Jeyhun Hajiyev, Representative of the Ernst and Young Climate Change and Sustainability Service, and Gulsara Gasimova, Young Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals 15 gave speech as guest speakers of the conference. They spoke about climate change and its consequences, and various solutions. Then a question and answer session took place.
The second part of the conference was dedicated to the competition organized within the project. Students from Khazar University, Dunya School, and Educational Complex No. 132-134 presented their posters for one minute. In the end, the first 3 places were awarded by the jury.
The project arCc, which covers 13 countries and 3 continents, will reflect on the impact of lifestyle on climate change, realise the importance of individual accountability, recognise the importance of individual accountability, identify ways to demonstrate awareness of own responsibility to take action through local level awareness webinars, events, and competitions.