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 2008 Earth Dialogues kick off today in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil with an opening ceremony that includes 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohan Munasinge, Green Cross International President Alexander Likhotal and Minas Gerais State Governor Aécio Neves. Other notable speakers at the two day event include Mario Soares, GCI Board Member and former President of Portugal, Dr. Ger Bergkamp, Director General of the World Water Council of UNESCO, Martin Lees, Secretary General of the Club of Rome and Ambassador Sérgio Duarte, UNO'S High Commissioner for Disarmament.
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, […]