Græn helgi og samstarf við framhaldsskóla

Conservation Volunteer Alliance (CVA)

The Environment Agency has been a member of the Conservation Volunteers Alliance. CVA was an affiliation of European environmental volunteering organizations established in 1999 as a not-for-profit organization, registered in the United Kingdom.

Conservation Volunteers Alliance has been the voice of over a million volunteers throughout Europe working in local communities, taking practical hands-on action to conserve and improve the health of our environment.CVA stopped its activities in 2015.

In partnership with CVA, from 2011 to 2014, the Environmental Agency of Iceland organized the Big Green Weekend every October. Since 2015, the Agency organizes the "Græn Helgi", a continuation of this project with Icelandic high school students and their teachers, late August – beginning of September.