Along with World Cleanup Day 15 September, a campaign launched by volunteers of the Peace Forum in Rmadi to defend Euphrates River against pollution in the same city mentioned earlier. The campaign conducted in coordination with Ramadi Police Directorate, Ramadi Municipality and Anbar Environment Directorate, which showed spectacular support to the campaign. within that framework, the volunteers went down the river and made an introductory session on the idea of that Iraqi civil society is trying to form a group to defend the Euphrates River, the group's name is Humat Euphrates (Euphrates Protectors).
The Environment Department of Anbar, represented by a number of cadres, expressed its full readiness to cooperate in such environmental activities, which urged the youth to do more in order to promote the environmental reality of Ramadi and generally city of Anbar. The cadres of the Department have made many observations about the environmental situation of the river and the quantities of pollution it suffers. There are many wastes floating on the surface of the water, in addition to dumping heavy water into the river water, causing many serious environmental problems. Our team, consisting of 15 young activists, took to the streets of the city and distributed brochures and posters promoting awareness of the importance of hygiene, environmental protection and pollution reduction. The team also carried out a clean-up campaign including Sidna Omar Street in solidarity with the workers who clean the streets. The campaign was widely welcomed in the city and many of people in the city of Ramadi appreciated the efforts and thanked those who made it.
It is worth mentioning that the activities of Ramadi Peace Forum being held in cooperation with the Iraqi Social Forum, Information Center for Research and Development, the Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative, and The Italian organization, Un Ponte Per... Within a project funded by the Swiss Foundation, FAI.