European Commission Representation invites Maltese schools to take a closer look at Europe

On 15 April, the European Commission Representation in Malta started a series of meetings with Spring Day teachers and pupils to discuss Europe and climate change.

In the framework of this year’s Spring Day activities, the European Commission Representation in Malta has invited all the schools in the country to visit its new premises in the capital city, Valletta. Maria Assumpta Girls’ Secondary School, San Gorg Preca College and St. Thomas More Boys’ Junior Lyceum were the first to participate in this season of meetings. Pupils discussed Europe and climate change, which is one of this year’s Spring Day themes.

Spring Day in Malta

Bill Martin, Head of the EU Representation, welcomed the participants and reminded them of the importance of mastering English to work and travel across Europe. The Representation staff gave pupils an overview of what the European Union is and the kind of work it carries out, and explained how each citizen can benefit from belonging to the EU.

The Director of the Maltese Centre for Environmental Education and Research, Paul Pace, spoke about the risks and the implications of climate change. He presented the main causes of global warming and how individuals can help protect the environment.