A special award from Japan’s Environment Minister was handed to the most outstanding student at the 18th “Green Lane” Diary Contest at Green Cross Japan’s ceremony in Tokyo on 10 December 2016. Winning students, their teachers and parents gathered from all over Japan – about 600 people in total. Nationwide, around 100,000 students participate in […]
The new book, "The Art of Living – A Practical Guide to Being Alive," was launched yesterday in Barcelona. The book highlights the different cultural responses to life through contributions from well-known cultural figures from around the world, including Mikhail Gorbachev, the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu and Sir Richard Branson. Three of the contributors to the book, the Flamenco singer Mayte Martín, Oleguer Sarsanedas, Managing Director of Catalunya Radio and Federico Mayor Zaragoza, President of the Foundation for a Culture of Peace and former Director General of UNESCO, were on hand at the event to enlighten the crowd of over 200 about their contributions to the book.
In 2016, Green Cross Sweden and the Green Belt Movement are continuing their partnership to promote peace through environmental restoration and cooperation to communities in Kenya’s Rift Valley. Their efforts have taken on a new significance this year, with the establishment of a new Peace Park commemorating victims of terror. Just over a year ago, […]