The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) organized a solemn commemoration of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) to recognize the first two decades since the 1997 entry into force of the global abolition treaty. Green Cross International’s director of environmental security and sustainability, Dr. Paul F. Walker, was invited by OPCW Director General […]
A Green and inclusive future is possible! Green Cross is hosting a high-level panel discussion on the opportunities of ambitious and far-reaching climate action, addressing the water-food-energy nexus, improving security and reducing inequality through sustainable job creation.
This event will focus on the impact of environmental degradation on migration, the need to scale-up solutions, including the restoration of lands and environments, and leading actions being taken to achieve “The Future We Want”.
Green Zone “Loukkos” Conference Room
Thursday, 10 November 2016
Panel Discussion (60 minutes):
A high-level panel on climate change and environmental degradation, looking at such issues as disaster risk reduction, food security, sustainable livelihoods, migration and water use.
• Jacques Degroote (PKB)
• Sarah Dobson (Earth Charter International)
• Dina Inonesco (IOM)
• Joël Ruet (The Bridge Tank)
• Maina Sage (Deputy, French Polynesia)
Moderator: Nicolas Imbert, Green Cross France and Territories
Question & Answer session (20 minutes)
On Saturday, April 29, people worldwide will advocate global action against climate change with “People’s Climate Marches” around the planet. Green Cross Sweden is one of the organizers of the “GBG March for Climate and Peace” together with Walk2Peace and Friends of Earth. The Göteborg march starts on the city’s western outskirts and will end […]