In September, Lahti welcomed a delegation from its partner municipalities in South Africa and Ghana to join the environmental week celebrations. Participants from South Africa were Kgomotso Setshedi and Kemogae Patrick Ramesega from Rustenburg as well as Reuben Moatshe and David Bebens from Madibeng.
In the end of May 2013, four environmental engineering students from Lahti University of Applied Sciences started their three months’ practical training period in Ho Municipality, Ghana.
Local Actions for Sustainable Development Globally
City of Lahti (Finland) - Rustenburg & Madibeng (South Africa) - Ho Municipality (Ghana)
This project promotes environmental protection, sustainable development and environmental technology & business in South and North.
Project presented in a brief video
Kari Porra, Environmental Director, City of Lahti, 7 min, January 2010
Mr. Porra tells about the background and the development of the co-operation between the City of Lahti and the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality. The co-operation has lasted over 10 years and has been a part of the North South Local Government Co-operation Programme since 2002.
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