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
Title of event: Environmental and Humanitarian Emergencies: Building capacity and raising awareness for sustainable development
Date and time: 19 June, 1.30pm – 3pm
Venue: Mountain Pavillon, Athletes Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Event Synopsis: This off-site event will discuss the need for stronger cooperation between humanitarian and environmental preparedness efforts, long-term action, and governmental and local capacity building, in light of the frequency of natural and man-made disasters and the increasing human pressure on the environment. A number of speakers will look at the trends, challenges and opportunities available, and how we can raise the profile of forging sustainable development through preparedness for environmental emergencies. GCI President Alexander Likhotal will speak at the event.
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 […]