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 […]
Green Cross Italia and the City of Venice presented the award during a gala event at the Hotel Excelsior (sala Chez Vous della Regione Veneto). The Green Drop Aeard jury is comprised of jury presdient, and film director, Mimmo Calopresti, actress Ottavia Piccolo and climatologist Vincenzo Ferrara.
The Green Drop Aaward is a sister-event of Global Green USA's annual pre-Oscars spectacular held annually in Los Angeles.
“We don’t understand why in a world that should take care of the environment that is our future, so few films talk about that,” said Calopresti. "It wasn’t easy for the jury to choose the film that best shows the values of ecology and sustainable development, with special regard to ecosystem conservation for the future generations, lifestyle and cooperation among people.”
Green Cross International (GCI), founded by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mikhail Gorbachev in 1993, is an independent non-profit and nongovernmental organization working to address the inter-connected global challenges of security, poverty and environmental degradation through a combination of advocacy and local projects. GCI is headquartered in Geneva and has a growing network of national organizations in approximately 30 countries.
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, […]