RRC-EA promotes World Wetlands Day 2017 at Gwangju-Kia Champions Field
The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) continues to promote the World Wetlands Day 2017 theme of “Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction” as well as the Ramsar Convention at local and international scales. On 19 May 2017, the RRC-EA set up a booth in front of the main entrance of the Gwangju-Kia Champions Field and distributed shirts, fans, and pins to people attending the baseball game between the Kia Tigers and the Doosan Bears. To kick-off the game, Ms. Park (Park, Ky Young), Professor at Suncheon National University and Honorary Director of the RRC-EA, threw a ceremonial pitch while the video board showed photos of RRC-EA activities. About 17,000 spectators were present and news about the event was broadcasted in various social network sites. This activity is part of the RRC-EA’s campaign on communication, capacity building, education, participation, and awareness (CEPA).