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 Earth Charter Climate Change Community Summit brought together leaders and scientists to discuss locally based solutions to climate change, including Green Cross International President Alexander Likhotal, who spoke at the event. Organised by Earth Charter US and held on Saturday 11 October at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida, the Summit highlighted sustainability initiatives in business, education and government in more than 25 locations, such as Honolulu, Hawaii, Okinawa, Japan, Hamburg, Germany and Bournemouth, UK.
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, […]