The mayor of Sorrento, Giuseppe Cuomo: “The blue flag is the result of great teamwork”
Thursday, July 5, starting at 19, will be held the Blue Flag Festival, to celebrate the recognition achieved by the City of Sorrento.
“The Blue Flag is a goal achieved thanks to the great teamwork with Gori, environmental associations, law enforcement agencies, citizens and entrepreneurs – commented Mayor Cuomo – The city must continue to have at heart the project of continue to invest in the quality of the sea, increasingly improving all the excellent services that make it famous in the world“.
A job that deserves to be celebrated together with the authorities and the volunteers who have contributed to the achievement of this important result. The initiative will start at the cloister of San Francesco, with a meeting with civil and military authorities. It will follow in the town hall of Sorrento, in the presence among others of the president of Fee Italy, Claudio Mazza, the mayor of Sorrento, Giuseppe Cuomo and the councilor Luigi Di Prisco, the flag-raising ceremony, which will be performed simultaneously in all the beaches located in the vicinity of Marina Piccola.
“This is a great incentive to continue with new impetus in the activities aimed at the sea resource that we have started in the last three years – Di Prisco intervenes – There is still much to do and I am sure that with a synergistic action between institutions, of the order, military bodies and associations we will succeed in reaching other important goals“.
The Blue Flag is an international award, established in 1987, the European Year of the Environment, which is awarded annually in 49 countries by the Danish NGO Fee, Foundation for Envir onmental Education, to seaside resorts that meet criteria related to sustainable land management. The main objective of this program is to address the local management policy of many coastal resorts, towards a process of environmental sustainability.