February 5, 2023


Sierra Leone Entertainment News

In pictures: 2021 EU Beach Clean-Up Exercise in Freetown!

The European Union in collaboration with Freetown City Council, UNDP, Shout for Climate Change Africa, Race for Ocean, and other strategic partners have today, October 16, 2021, engaged in a cleaning-up exercise at the Aberdeen and Lumley Beach in Freetown.

EU beach cleanup exercise is an annual event that takes place every year along the Aberdeen and Lumley beach axis, it’s part of the EU’s support to fight marine litter, plastic pollution and also promote the move towards a circular economy that aims at reducing the production of goods and services that cannot be reused or recycled.

The European Union Ambassador to Sierra Leone – Manuel Müller, the Ambassador of the United States of America – David Reimer, the Mayor of Freetown – Yvonne Aki Sawyer, stakeholders of the diplomatic corps and members of the public took part in the exercise. 

Photo Credit: Sal Jalloh & Alhassan Lamin