Events

10 April 2014.
Venue: Freiburg, Germany Green Cross International Director of the Environment Security and Sustainability programme Paul Walker will be attending and speaking at the third annual conference of the European Environment Foundation in Freiburg, Germany on 10-13 April 2014 - "Third International Convention of Environmental Laureates." Paul Walker will be doing a presentation called "From Ypres to Damascus: The Quest for Global Abolition of Chemical Weapons" at this annual conference on Friday afternoon, 11 April 2014.
18 April 2014.
On 18 April 2014, Green Cross does not only celebrate its 21st anniversay but also the 20th anniversary of seven Green Cross National Organisations ! All of them - GC Japan, GC Russia, GC Switzerland, GC Ivory Coast, GC Sweden, GC Netherlands and Global Green USA - are very active in Green Cross' five different programs: Water for Life and Peace, Environment Security and Sustainability, Value Change, Social and Medical Care and Smart Energy.  On this occasion, several Green Cross flags will be hoisted on the Mont-Blanc bridge in Geneva, Green Cross' Headquarters, from...
22 April 2014.
Every year on April 22, over a billion people in different countries take action for Earth Day. From San Francisco to San Juan, Beijing to Brussels, Moscow to Marrakesh, people plant trees, clean up their communities, contact their elected officials, and more—all on behalf of the environment. The global organizer behind Earth Day, Earth Day Network creates tools and resources for you to get involved with Earth Day in your community. Like Earth Days of the past, Earth Day 2014 will focus on the unique environmental challenges of our time. As the world’s population...
29 April 2014.
On April 29, the Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare not only is an opportunity to pay tribute to the victims of chemical warfare but also to reaffirm the commitment of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to the elimination of the threat of chemical weapons, thereby promoting the goals of peace and environmental security and sustainability. "On this Remembrance Day, I urge the international community to intensify efforts to rid the world of chemical weapons, along with all other weapons of mass destruction. Let us work together to bring all...
5 June 2014.
June 5th will mark this year's World Environment Day (WED), an annual event to raise awareness for global action on environmental issues.  The 2014 theme is entitled "Think, Eat, Save", and will stress the importance of reducing your food footprint and decreasing food waste. "According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), every year 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted. This is equivalent to the same amount produced in the whole of sub-Saharan Africa. At the same time, 1 in every 7 people in the world go to bed hungry and more than 20,000 children under...
7 June 2014.
Global Green USA's 18th Annual Millennium Awards will be held on June 7th, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. More details to be announced. The Millennium Awards were established in 1996 to recognize and herald those whose lives and livelihood embody Global Green USA's mission of "fostering a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future." The Awards were designed to honor individuals, companies and organizations who recognize the connection between humankind and nature, to celebrate their success and inspire others to make such exceptional behavior the norm....

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