Jean-Michel Cousteau, Green Cross International Chairman, called on the world to move forward more quickly with lowering carbon emissions, and supporting adaptation and mitigation, as negotiations at COP22 came to a close. “By ensuring a transition to ecologically sound economies, we have the opportunity to create millions of jobs – jobs that cannot be ‘de-localised’,” […]
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.
Since 2013, 19 November has been recognised as World Toilet Day by the United Nations. This is because, despite compelling evidence that shows the benefits and great returns of investing in sanitation, it continues to be an ‘un-glamorous’ subject for policy-makers. This is slowly changing. In 2015, the United Nations came out with its new […]