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20/02/2015 - 17:00
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Value Change
As negotiations for a new climate treaty continue, many people are seeing a widening democratic gap between citizens and policymakers as more and more policymaking takes place on the global level.
18/02/2015 - 13:30
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Environmental Security and Sustainability
Dr. Paul F. Walker, Director of the Green Cross Environmental Security and Sustainability Programme, chaired a special Green Cross session at the 14th World Congress on Public Health, in Kolkata, India, on 14 February. The recent use of chemical weapons and toxic industrial chemicals in the Syrian civil war, with thousands of innocent civilians killed and injured, has once again illustrated the threat of inhumane, indiscriminate, and banned weapons of mass destruction to humankind, the environment, and public health.
10/02/2015 - 12:15
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Environmental Security and Sustainability
The United States is scheduled to begin initial destruction operations at its eighth of nine declared chemical weapons stockpiles, in Pueblo, Colorado, on 16 March.
28/01/2015 - 14:45
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Every year, Green Cross Italy marks Holocaust Memorial Day by organizing a new initiative to sensitize young people. For 2015, 70 years on from the liberation of Auschwitz, they join a group of school children in a special commemoration.
27/01/2015 - 16:00
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Value Change
In partnership with Green Cross Australia, primary schools across the Queensland region mobilized over 1,600 students, teachers, parents and volunteers in 2014 to join waste collection activities that truly made a difference. This educational initiative, tied to Green Cross Australia’s environmental-diary school programme, was designed to stimulate related learning and behavior-change, beyond just picking up rubbish.
25/01/2015 - 12:15
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Value Change
Green Cross Japan held the latest award ceremony for their Green Lane Diary Contest on 13 December 2014 in Tokyo. This was the 16th annual edition of this contest.

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