As part of celebrating World Environment Day, Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA) will on 2nd June 2023 host an Environmental Career Expo at Willem Pretorius Nature Reserve.
This year, the said day will be celebrated under the theme “it is time to #BeatPlasticPollution” to remind people`s actions on plastic pollution matters.
This interactive event has been organized to profile careers in the environment sector, expose learners/youth to career opportunities in the environment sector, and to call upon civil society and everyone to work towards improving the environment and influence the choice of subjects leading into pursuing career in environment.
About 250 Grade 9 learners from across the Free State will partake, as they are still yet to choose their subjects going forward. The said event is comprised of presentations from various environment specialists whereby learners will be afforded an opportunity to take a walkabout at exhibition stalls to get a better perspective and understanding with regards to the sector.
The event will unfold as follows:
Date: 2nd June 2023
Venue: Willem Pretorius Nature Reserve
Source: Government of South Africa