translated from Spanish: A group of European ambassadors met to clean up the river’s coastline

A group of European ambassadors today led the cleaning of garbage on the coast of the Río de la Plata and planted native trees to combat climate change. The activity was carried out on the Paseo Costero, in the Buenos Aires municipality of Vicente López, within the framework of the International Beach Cleaning Day.
The delegation of diplomats was composed of the ambassador of the European Union in Argentina, Amador Sánchez Rico; and his Slovenian peers, Alain Brian Bergant; from France, Claudia Scherer-Effosse; from Sweden, Anders Karlsson; from the Netherlands, Roel Nieuwenkap; from Ireland, Jacqueline O’Halloran Bernstein; from Poland, Aleksandra Piątkowska; from Slovakia, Rastislav Hindicky; from Belgium, Karl Dhaene; from Romania, Dan Petre; and from Austria, Andreas Melan.Representatives of the embassies of Germany, Greece, Italy, Finland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Portugal, Croatia, Hungary, Denmark and Spain also attended.
During the two hours of the activity, in which more than 300 volunteers also participated, around 3,150 kilos of garbage were collected, mostly plastics and microplastics. Sánchez Rico pointed out that “this alliance for the planet, our common home, is only strengthening. It is based on shared values and reflects the heart of the European Green Deal and its external dimension.”

Original source in Spanish

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