Mikhail Gorbachev has resigned from his position on the Board of Green Cross International and simultaneously renounced his title of Founding President. President Gorbachev was the Chairman of Green Cross International until October 2016, when famous ocean explorer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau was elected to succeed him. While no longer Chairman, President Gorbachev remained a […]
After 20 years with Green Cross International, 15 of those as President, Alexander Likhotal is stepping back from his role at the head of the organisation.
Likhotal officially submitted the announcement of his retirement at the GCI Board meeting in Moscow on 21 October, which was accepted by the Board and signed by GCI Chairman Mikhail Gorbachev.
The Green Cross family thanks Alexander Likhotal for his principled guidance, expert leadership and dedication over his many years of service with Green Cross, during which time the network of Green Cross offices have grown from a dozen countries to over 30. After stepping down as President he will continue to contribute in his role as an elected member of the GCI Board.
The new Presidency will begin on 15 January 2017.
Click here for the full text of the PNND article about this event Green Cross International joined UNFOLD ZERO and Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) in hosting a consultation of arms control experts and disarmament activists discussing how to reduce nuclear risks and support nuclear disarmament in the new political environment. The meeting, […]