The Global Festival for the Earth is one of the most important forums in the field of ecology, green economy and new thinking. Festival for the Earth is an art project aimed at social, economic and scientific transformation through art and creativity. For the first time, representatives of Kazakhstan are invited to such a prestigious event.
During the period from November 6 to 7, the delegation led by Aliya Nazarbayeva, the Chairman of the Presidium of the Association of Environmental Organizations of Kazakhstan, as well as Ramazan Zhampiisov as one of the head of the International Center for Green Technologies and Investment Projects; and Madina Dzhienbaeva, the Director for Strategic Development of the Fund for the Development of Socially Important Initiatives, took an active part in the forum which was held in Monaco.
The mission of the Festival for the Earth is the formation of a new way of thinking that will improve the ecology and raise the standard of living on Earth. It should be noted that the Festival for the Earth is held under the patronage of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II; and the initiator and organizer is the famous visual artist Maria Rebecca Ballestra.
The event was attended by Cho Jaeweon, professor of the National Institute of Science and Technology (Korea), composer, author of films and photo exhibitions on environmental topics, and Julian Lennon, the son of the founder of the group The Beatles , Flavio Gregory, author of the book “Love the Earth”, and many others. The partners of the forum are the UNO, OECD, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Euro-Mediterranean Center for Climate Change, the Ca' Foscari University of Venice, the Oceanographic Museum and the National Geographic Society.
During the meeting, Maria Rebecca Ballestra, the Director General of the Earth Festival, Bernard Fautrier minister Plenipotentiary special advisor of HSH the Sovereign Prince on environmental issues and Aliya Nazarbayeva, Chairman of the Presidium of the Association of Environmental Organizations of Kazakhstan, agreements on cooperation in organizing and holding the Festival for the Earth in Kazakhstan in 2021 were reached.
The Festival for the Earth in Kazakhstan will become unique and innovative not only for our country, but also on a regional scale in terms of addressing climate change issues, opportunities associated with sustainable development and the formation of an ecological culture.