Seminar Organized by LEF in Lahore
on topic of "Environmental Issues and Possible Solutions"
Labour Education Foundation (LEF) organized a seminar on “Environmental Issues and Possible Solutions” with community members from different areas of Lahore on 20th December, 2017 in Lahore. Approximately 250 members of Labour Community Organizations attended this seminar; women were in majority. The main motive of this event was to raise awareness on importance of clean air, water and living place to improve health of people by motivating them to adopt solid waste management methodologies. Speakers included Khalid Mahmood from LEF, Anjum Riaz, Environment Department, Arooj Imdad, Punjab Forest Department and Dr. Huma Tabbasum Environment, Occupational Health and Safety Expert. Speakers highlighted diverse factors which become cause to spread environmental pollution i.e. improper garbage system, smoke of industries, smog, excessive use of plastic shoppers, increase in population and decrease in trees etc and discussed different options to control environmental pollution.
LEF will continue to support trade unions organising workers and supporting them for protection against violence.