Cairo, Egypt: Green Cross International President Alexander Likhotal has joined the Board of Trustees of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the world-renowned library and seat of learning located in the Egyptian Mediterranean city of Alexandria.
Contaminated pathogens, chemical and radioactive substances and medical waste pose serious public health and environmental risks, and medical waste management must be improved, according to a Green Cross-backed project, the results of which were presented 28 March 2014 during the 5th annual Conference of Biological Safety Association for Central Asia and the Caucasus (BACAC) in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.
The global Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) brought together 53 countries this week in The Hague, The Netherlands, to discuss how best to protect nuclear-related facilities and fissile materials, especially bomb-grade highly enriched uranium and plutonium subject to theft, diversion, and misuse.
Green Cross International applauds next week's convening of the third governmental Nuclear Security Summit (NSS), plus related civil society and industry events, the goals of which are to improve the security and safety of nuclear and radioactive materials in dozens of countries around the world to prevent their theft or diversion for nuclear or radioactive bomb-making by subnational terrorist groups.
Geneva: The world is on the verge of a major development in the sharing and preservation of the planet’s cross-border water sources, and this Saturday’s World Water Day, which will focus on the water-energy nexus, is a timely reminder of the need for international collaboration over the use of this precious natural resource, says Green Cross International (GCI).
Green Cross International, in collaboration with Green Cross Japan, Green Cross Sri Lanka, Green Cross Australia and Green Cross Korea, recently published an article in Global Education Magazine, highlighting