The occasion which will be held on October 22 and 23 will have 40 shortlisted teams from 19 colleges and universities across the sultanate debate with like-minded peers with regards to environmental conservation. The winners will get a likelihood to represent the nation at the regional competitors in Dubai in November.
This year’s competitors is anticipated to attract a lot more than 168 students.
Focussing on building a deep appreciation of the atmosphere by understanding the challenges via enquiry and dialogue, teams are anticipated to analysis and debate on a quantity of subjects which includes ‘Sustainable Built Environment: Are we achieving it?’, ‘Impact of Fashion and Make-up Industry on the Environment’, ‘The future of Agriculture in the Middle East’ and ‘The Impact of Wars on the Environment’.
Four winning teams will go on to represent the sultanate in the regional finals and compete with students from a quantity of Arab nations in Dubai on November 27 and 28.
Dareen Mehdi, board member at ESO mentioned, “This competitors is a lot more than just winning a debate. It is an interactive, hands-on platform that permits students to genuinely realize the influence we have on the atmosphere. From the effects of our habits to how we can conserve and turn out to be eco-friendly.
Through their analysis and discussions in the course of their participation in the competitors we will discover how to make a alter and make these students ambassadors of atmosphere. The competitors has produced a good influence on hundreds of Omani students who have learnt how to be a lot more environmentally accountable.”
Najeeb al Harthy, director common and chief operating officer of Mitsui E&P Middle East B V, mentioned, “As a company within the community we have a responsibility to preserving the environment. Our sponsorship of this year’s Inter-College Environment Public Speaking Competition is one way we are working together with local organisations to ensure the beauty throughout the sultanate remains for future generations to enjoy.”
Information Source: Muscat Daily