2008: "Cities around the World" is the fifth Veolia Environnement international sustainable development awareness campaign. With "Cities around the world" 115,000 children from 27 countries, the world over, gave
their city the opportunity to have its say : they found out more about their city, they discovered its desires and dreams and expressed what people could do so that it keeps living in harmony with the Earth.
27 countries, 115,000 children the world over to reflect what children think about the city in which they live:
Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, France-Island of Reunion, Gabon, Germany, Hungary, Lebanon, Mexico, Niger, New Zealand, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, the United Kingdom, Slovakia, South Korea, Sultanate of Oman, The United Arab Emirates, the United States of America, Venezuela...
International meeting of winning children
In June 208, Two pupils from the winning class in each participating country were invited to Paris, accompanied by their teacher, to attend the grand international meeting of winning children, in Paris.
The high point of this event is the awards ceremony and the official opening of the "Cities around the World - when our cities tell their tale" exhibition.
Tales around the world
The 2007 campaign in numbers: the program gathered 64,000 children from 25 countries, the world over.
Come to discover the logbook of children's projects
Children from 27 countries tell us about their ideal city throughout drawings and stories.