The school pupils participated in the 7 Day Challenge and posted their daily activties on the Instagram account of the Embassy of Sweden and @swedeninspain with the hashtags #7daychallenge and #SueciaActuando. The aim of the challenge is to inspire high school students and others to increase their climate commitment.
The challenge started with pupils from the Skandinaviska Skolan in Madrid @aescandinavo during December 2-8 and terminated with the high school students of IES Camilo Jose Cela in Madrid, December 9-15. The IES Camilo Jose Cela School is also collaborating with the Embassy of Sweden and the Raoul Wallenberg Academy during 2019/2020 in SI:s Cube programme.
In conncection with the challenge the students from both schools were invited to a climate debate with the Swedish EU parlamentarians Alice Bah Kuhnke and Pär Holmgren present in Madrid at COP25, and at the Skandinaviska Skolan.