Skylines to Timelines: Giving Garage Co-Host Worldwide InstaMeet 13 on Earth Day (April 22) in Lagos
April 22 is Earth Day , and it is also the start of the weekend for Worldwide InstaMeet 13 , which will run through April 24.
Instagram said in a blog post that users are encouraged to “explore, share photographic tips and tricks and take photos and videos together.”
The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network added:
And since Worldwide InstaMeet 13 falls on Earth Day (April 22), spend the weekend celebrating the wonder and beauty of our planet together. This event is also an opportunity to get together and give back. Over 11 Million Nigerians are on Facebook
“2015 was the hottest year on record and it was also the year countries came together to work against climate change at the historic summit in Paris. With the world at a climate crossroads, Earth Day 2016 is our time to shine a light on climate and environment action and build the foundation for a better future for our planet and future generations. We shall all share the same day with the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and all world leaders during their signing ceremony on 22 April for the historic climate agreement that was reached in Paris in December last year”. Convener, Earth-Meet 2016, Chaste Inegbedion shared in a statement.
In Lagos Nigeria, Earth Day 2016 & Worldwide Instameet 13 would be coordinated by iRead Mobile Library Network Africa, Glow Initiative, Mandela Washington Fellows Nigeria, Giving Garage with Carbon Credit Network in Commemorating 'WORLD EARTH DAY'. Time is 11am. Venue is 18b Ogundana Street Allen Avenue Ikeja Lagos. Hashtag is #WWIM13NG RSVP Funmi Ilori on 08023197033
Giving Garage in Collaboration with Public Spirited Institutions is calling on all Nigerians in Africa and the world to continue the charge and be a part of the global momentum to help change climate change in Nigeria and contribute to a Safer Earth inspired by YALI GOES GREEN.
This event would help in mobilizing millions of people across the continent to inspire actions and inform policy decisions as we collectively implement the outcomes of Paris COP21 and countries INDCs”. The Earth Movie Hour is also a sensational addition to the big celebration for the World Premiere of the Angry Birds.
Giving Garage is no stranger when it comes to Environmental Awareness, it celebrated a green holiday with the orphans and was showcased at the Third United Nations World conference on Disaster Risk & Reduction in Sendai-Japan last year.
Chaste Chris INEGBEDION
Chief Product Officer | Creative5 | Co-Founder | Giving Garage | A World at School Global Youth Ambassador| UPF Peace Ambassador | LEAP Africa SIP Fellow 2016 |ANIPR | JCIN Lagos Metropolitan
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