National
Ozone unit

LAUNCHING OF THE COLORING BOOK AND INFORMATIVE POSTER
13.07.2016

Launching of the informative coloring book and poster on the protection from the UV radiation, developed by the National Ozone Unit, Ministry of Nature Protection of RA in cooperation with the Ministry of Health of RA, was held on 13 July, 2016 on the Aznavour Square. 

Experts from the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA organized an awareness event for children and their parents which was accompanied by entertaining activities and training games.

The coloring book, developed by the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA in cooperation with the Ministry of Health of RA and published with the print-run totalling 11,000 under the "Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building" Project, implemented by UNIDO, is designed for the target group of preschool children. The coloring book tells about useful and harmful sides of the sun and teaches how to be protected from the harmful UV radiation while the informative posters remind parents about the negative impacts of UV radiation on human health. 

With the assistance of the Ministry of Territorial Management and Development of RA, the coloring books and posters were distributed to the children's polyclinics and ambulatories of Yerevan and provinces of Armenia in order to make all the visitors duly informed on the issue.