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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.
23/01/2015 - 10:00
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Environmental Security and Sustainability
Green Cross International congratulates the Parliament of Myanmar for its decision to ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) – the international ban on chemical weapons – on Tuesday, 20 January.
22/01/2015 - 11:45
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Value Change
The National Organization of Green Cross Sri Lanka was able to bring its tenth year of operation to a close with a commemorative ceremony at the National Youth Services Centre, Maharagama, alongside the Annual Award Ceremony for an environmentally-themed diary competition among the students of selected schools in Colombo, Gampaha and Kaluthara districts.
13/01/2015 - 13:45
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Water for Life and Peace
Green Cross water expert Marie-Laure Vercambre discussed what this means. This month, Palestine became the latest signatory to both the UN Convention on International Watercourses and the Basel Convention on Hazardous Waste. The Palestinian ratifications were submitted on 2 January and will take effect on 2 April, 2015.

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