Click here for the full text of the PNND article about this event Green Cross International joined UNFOLD ZERO and Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) in hosting a consultation of arms control experts and disarmament activists discussing how to reduce nuclear risks and support nuclear disarmament in the new political environment. The meeting, […]
Environmental Security and Sustainability
Green Cross introduced improved agricultural production methods using irrigation and solar power near Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, to protect the environment and promote peace between communities.
This pilot project, conducted during 2010-11, is increasing awareness among farmers on improved agricultural methods and installs solar-powered water pumps to ensure food security and avert negative environmental impacts. These methods aim to reduce reliance on and build-up of agrochemicals. This in turn will lower CO2 emissions thereby protecting the climate, stop involuntary production of dioxins, and increase agricultural output.
By Paul Walker, Director, Environmental Security and Sustainability programme The CWC Coalition, coordinated by Green Cross ESS Director Paul Walker, once again put civil society groups front and centre in The Hague as the 21st annual Conference of States Parties (CSP) to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) unfolded the week of November 28th in The […]