Green Cross International Celebrates Diane Meyer Simon as New Chairperson

  As Global Green and Green Cross International Celebrate their 25th Anniversary, Global Green Founder Diane Meyer Simon, takes on role as Green Cross International Chair.   Switzerland, (July 1, 2019) — Following several months of discussion by the Green Cross International (GCI) Board of Directors, Diane Meyer Simon will assume the chair of Green … Read more Green Cross International Celebrates Diane Meyer Simon as New Chairperson

Diane Meyer Simon follows Martin Bäumle as Chairperson of Green Cross International (GCI)

Diane Meyer-Simon takes over the chairmanship of Green Cross International from Martin Bäumle as per 1 July 2019. Martin Bäumle will resign as Chairman but stay on the Board of Directors of GCI. At the same time, Prof. Dr. Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker will resigns as a board member of GCI. Martin Bäumle became Chairman … Read more Diane Meyer Simon follows Martin Bäumle as Chairperson of Green Cross International (GCI)

26 September – International Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

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Above: Sculpture depicting St. George slaying the dragon. The dragon is created from fragments of Soviet SS-20 and United States Pershing nuclear missiles. UN Photo/Milton Grant GCI ESS programme director Dr Paul F. Walker commemorates this day with the following: “September 26th is an important annual reminder that the world has pledged for over half … Read more 26 September – International Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

The Shoe Project in Kenya

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GCI Project: Smart Water for Green Schools The Shoe Project is a collaboration between Green Cross Japan,Green Cross Swedenand theGreen Belt Movement (GBM)in Kenya, which distributed some 1,000 shoes to children and youth in the Rift Valley, last Febuary. The Shoe Project was made possible through the generous support Mr Shoo Iwasaki, President of Green … Read more The Shoe Project in Kenya

Mining Project Threatens One of Europe’s Most Important Water Reservoirs: Lake Vättern in Sweden

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Press Release – 28 August 2018 The Swedish authorities are called upon to take action as World Water Week opens in Stockholm. Tuesday 28 August 2018, Geneva, Switzerland –– Green Cross Sweden, with the support of Green Cross International, and along with Urbergsgruppen Grenna-Norra Kärr, denounces the current and proposed mining activities of Tasman Metals … Read more Mining Project Threatens One of Europe’s Most Important Water Reservoirs: Lake Vättern in Sweden

Youth for a Green Future join 23rd Year of Therapy Camps for Children

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Youths from the Green Cross therapeutic camps on stage in a play about the Earth Charter – the piece was shown in Uster, Winterthur, Zurich, Bern, Wimmis and Thun. Zurich, 25 July 2018 The fifth international therapeutic camp was launched this week, in parallel to annual therapeutic camps organised in several Green Cross partner countries. … Read more Youth for a Green Future join 23rd Year of Therapy Camps for Children

Green Cross Burkina Faso elected to the board of the African Network on Water

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Press Release – 11 June 2018 Green Cross Burkina Faso (GCBF) is proud to announce their election to the board of the African Network on Water (ANEW), a regional network of civil society organisations active in sustainable water management, water supply, and sanitation based in Nairobi, Kenya. ANEW’s mission is to mobilize and empower citizens … Read more Green Cross Burkina Faso elected to the board of the African Network on Water

Draft treaty for a weapons of mass destruction free zone in the Middle East welcomed

At the invitation of Green Cross Switzerland, a round table was held in Zurich from 2 to 4 July 2018 regarding a weapons of mass destruction free zone in the Middle East. Approximately 40 delegates from the Middle East, Australia, Canada, France, Great Britain, Russia, Sweden, USA and Switzerland discussed the course of action to … Read more Draft treaty for a weapons of mass destruction free zone in the Middle East welcomed