Celebration of the Earthday at Mustafa Kemal UniversityAdress: MUSTAFA KEMAL UNIVERSITY Engineering Faculty, Mechanical Engineering Department, Iskenderun,31200 Hatay, TURKEY
*Detail of Celebrtion of the Earth day.
1)~Our great possibility to making a earth a better place~
Lecture meeting for Student and local people by Yuji Miyata (About 1hr)
Yuji Miyata (28), a Japanese citizen who is walking from South Korea to London for the 2012 Olympic Games started ‘Celebration Earth Walk Syria-London' on 17th of Feb in Damascus and walked through Syria ( From Damascus to Bab Al hawa walked over 410kms planted 72trees) and entered in Turkey on 5th of April.
Miyata, who plants trees as a means of further spreading his peaceful protect the earth message, is a special representative of Celebration Earth, which is a leading event of United Nation International Day of Peace (Sept 21st).
Miyata began his globe spanning Korea to London Olympic walk on January 1st 2009 and has since hiked through Okinawa, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Syria he will make his way through the Middle East and Europe to the 2012 London Olympics Games.
In every country He try his best for the earth as his walking, and plant trees for the people killed on last century of the war, visit the orphanage to help the children as much as he can. Until now he walked more than 7900kms, planted more than 2322 trees, and visited many orphanages to help Children, donate many things for Orphans & poor people.
“Through my long walk from Korea to London, I'm spreading the Peace and Environmental messages and I can meet many people, visit Orphanage to help the children, plant many trees, and see many things. And I felt many people and natural environment have suffered greatly through war and through the human being. However the people help each other, respect the others the nature through their Mind of “Everybody are family” There are Peace everywhere!! I was so impressed by the people. I want to do more things for world and want to spread the real peace message. Through my walking I wish whole world people will understand why I am walking, do this action, and feel peace also exist between Human and Nature. For real peace, we need to make peace for the earth”
In addition, In Turkey he walk through Turkey from south to North via Adana, Aksaray, Kulu, Ankara, Izmit, Istanbul using 4,5moth and after Turkey he will walk Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, France, and walk arrive in London at the Olympic time.
More over Yuji Miyata recently arrived in Iskandarun. For first event in Turkey he will celebrate the Earth day cooperate with Mustafa Kemal University in Iskandarun City on 21st of April
Nationality: Japanese. Age: 28
Since 2007 Yuji Miyata walked over 7800km as planting over 2322trees for spreading the Peace and Environmental message and encourage the People.
Yuji Miyata studied and graduated from Keio University in Japan, majoring political science before going on to Korea where he studied Korean language and later entered Yonsei post graduate school. However his love of nature and environment led him reconsider his decision and chose to leave the graduate school to pursue a career protecting the earth. He decided to become an activist spreading the word to people about the need to preserve the environment. Soon after his decision he joined Earthwalker, Paul Coleman on his mission to help green the Beijing Olympic games
*December/2007~August/2008: Joined UN Peace Ambassador Paul Coleman Green Olympic walk support Green the Beijing Olympic walked 2200km and planting 234trees.
*August/2008~November 2008: Walked South Korea west and south coast for support the Ramsar International Conference COP10. Walked 650km as planting trees.
*from 1st/January/2009~ starting CELEBRATION EARTH WALK from SOUTH KOREA to LONDON ENGLAND 2012
I already walked South Korean, Okinawa, Taiwan Vietnam about 2500km as planting more than 350 trees for spreading Peace Environmental Message with lots of people including Government, NGO, Media, and Local people.
*Aug/2010 with UN Peace Ambassader Paul Coleman, start new project called Tera firrma Earth Bag House Community in Chile Patagonia.
1st/Oct/2010 Start walking from Vietnam Hochiminh to Bangkok Thailand.
*End of Oct/2010 wrote a open letter to Secretary General of United Nation Ban Ki-Moon & planted 1500trees at Phnom Phen.
*End of Dec/2010 walked arrived Bangkok Thailand, Cooperation with Royal Forest department, planted trees in Bangkok.
*Feb/2011 start walking From Syria Damascus to London England
Everyday try my best and encourage, inspire the local people by my walking, planting tree and helping the people&Children.