SANTIAGO, CHILE.- After being reelected President of Centro Caribe Sports, Luis Mejía Oviedo, presented a new line of work that will transform the sports organization of Central America and the Caribbean, in its methodology to comply with the care of the earth.
With the presentation of three spots, the Dominican sports leader announced the Central American and Caribbean Forests, emulating the Olympic Forest of Mali, and invited the National Olympic Committees to strengthen the Olympic values, as well as the ecological practice.
“This project consists in that all the meetings and assemblies that the organization will hold during this period, will be totally green, and to comply with this requirement, Centro Caribe Sports, delivered tablets to the member Olympic Committees, where they will have all the required information”, announced the IOC Member.
The second action shared with Presidents, general secretaries of the NOCs and the International Sports Federations present at the Ordinary General Assembly held in Santiago de Chile, is the preservation of the environment in the recovery of coasts and beaches free of solid waste and plastics.
“All our competition events will have as an obligation to carry out ecological activities,” said Mejía.
The creation of the Central Caribbean Sports Forest, is part of the new lines of action of a Green organization, united by the roots of native trees of each country, planted and cared for in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
This action of the CCS Forest, will begin from 2024 until the start of the XXV Central American and Caribbean Games Santo Domingo 2026, the city in charge of celebrating the Centennial Games, and visits will be scheduled so that delegations can see the development of this action.
The Forest “will help the member countries of Centro Caribe Sports to become a positive contribution organization for the climate”, that is to say, it will reduce part of the pollution it receives from the environment.