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27/03/2015 - 12:00
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The Cité de la Solidarité Internationale, located just across the French border from Geneva, hosted a Think Tank on 10 March to promote the role access to water and sanitation plays in development. This was followed on 24 March by a “speed dating” event put together by the Geneva Environment Network, where representatives of different organizations each presented their ongoing water projects – to each other and to a number of invited guests.
23/03/2015 - 15:00
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Chefs inventing vegetarian recipes with low water footprints. Sportsmen stepping onto the front line fighting for our rivers’ health. Families choosing to eat beans instead of hamburgers for one day. Celebrities mobilizing behind the cause of water. And, most importantly, 50 schools encouraging their students to discover, to know, to act. These were all activities that went into making the “Salva la goccia” (“Save the Drop”) campaign a success.
20/03/2015 - 09:30
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Water for Life and Peace
Giorgio Armani and Green Cross International are pleased to announce their fifth successive year of partnership in support of communities living in water poverty. In 2015 they will sponsor new developments in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, China, Bolivia, Mexico – and for the first time – Argentina. These will join some 80 communities around the world already benefiting from clean water thanks to existing Acqua for Life projects.
20/03/2015 - 09:00
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Water for Life and Peace
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR), charged by African States to protect, promote and interpret the Rights recognized by the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, adopted its latest resolution on the right to water. ACHPR resolution 300 was adopted during the Commission’s last extraordinary session in Banjul, The Gambia.
16/03/2015 - 14:00
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Vanuatu has become the latest victim of unstable weather in the Pacific Ocean. Cyclone Pam – the strongest of four major storms currently active in the South Pacific – made landfall there on Friday and Saturday, causing a still-uncertain amount of death and destruction.
11/03/2015 - 11:30
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Approximately 32 million people in Japan are affected by the radioactive fallout from the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, according to the 2015 Fukushima Report now available from Green Cross. This includes people who were exposed to radiation or other stress factors resulting from the accident, and who are consequently at potential risk from both long and short-term consequences.

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