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 […]
On Thursday July 10th, the world-famous Canadian Brass performed at the Catharina church in Eindhoven, Netherlands to mark the opening of the Earth Charter exhibition organized by Green Cross Netherlands. Mayor of Eindhoven Rob van Gijzel attended the concert and delivered a speech emphasizing the importance of the Earth Charter and the launch of the “Seeds of Change” exhibition organized by Green Cross Netherlands. Dedicated to the Earth Charter and the Millennium Goals, the performance of Canadian Brass was a great success and was met with acclamation from both music fans and public alike. Their performance was concluded with an original rendition of The Beatles’ “Penny Lane” tune followed by the Dutch national anthem much to the appreciation of the audience.
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, […]