Global initiative of the Foundation for Environmental Education
Who We Are
GLOBAL INITIATIVE OF THE FOUNDATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
The concept of the Blue Flag was born in France. In 1985, French coastal municipalities were awarded with the Blue Flag for complying with sewage treatment and bathing water quality criteria. read More
WHAT WE DO?
Environmental education activities activities should target different groups such as tourists, boat owners, staff, children or local populations.
The information could furthermore be posted at other locations, such as the major access points, at lifeguard stations, at other beach facilities, or in parking areas.
Control visits are made during the Blue Flag season by both national and international controllers to assure that all criteria are met.
A beach management committee must be established to be in charge of instituting
environmental management systems and conducting regular environmental audits of
the beach facility