Cleaning up the beach is an annual activity of troops, students, and youth union members.

The campaign was jointly organized by Quat Lam Border Station (the Nam Dinh provincial Border Guard Command), the Institute of Vietnamese Studies and Development Science (the Vietnam National University Hanoi), the Phenikaa University, the Academy of Journalism and Communication, the Youth Union of Giao Thuy district, and the Giao Hai commune People’s Committee.

It was part of activities in response to the Youth Month and the "March in border areas" program in 2023. It drew the participation of more than 400 officers, soldiers, students, and youth union members.

During the campaign, youths of the units collected rubbish and cleaned the environment surrounding the beach in Giao Hai commune, Nam Dinh province.

The program aimed to raise awareness of troops, students, and the whole community about waste management in daily life, calling on them to join hands in protecting the marine environment to create a green lifestyle. It was also a practical activity to respond to the national action plan for management of marine plastic, towards the goal of sustainable development and climate change limitation.

Youths of the Signal Officers Candidate School clean the beach.

* On the same day, more than 100 youths of the Signal Officers Candidate School, youth and women's union members, and local people cleaned the beach in Hon Mot islet, Vinh Hoa ward, Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province. After three hours, youths of the units collected nearly a ton of rubbish.

The activity helped raise awareness of troops and youths about marine environment protection and pollution prevention, contributing to joining hands with the community to protect the marine environment in Nha Trang city.

Translated by Quynh Oanh