It is with great sadness that Green Cross marks the passing of Dr Rudolphus (Ruud) Franciscus Marie Lubbers, Honorary Board member of Green Cross International. He was a key figure in the founding of Green Cross, as well helping to bring the Earth Charter into being. His involvement began around the 1992 Earth Summit in […]
After 20 years with Green Cross International, 15 of those as President, Alexander Likhotal is stepping back from his role at the head of the organisation.
Likhotal officially submitted the announcement of his retirement at the GCI Board meeting in Moscow on 21 October, which was accepted by the Board and signed by GCI Chairman Mikhail Gorbachev.
The Green Cross family thanks Alexander Likhotal for his principled guidance, expert leadership and dedication over his many years of service with Green Cross, during which time the network of Green Cross offices have grown from a dozen countries to over 30. After stepping down as President he will continue to contribute in his role as an elected member of the GCI Board.
The new Presidency will begin on 15 January 2017.
Green Cross Japan held the award ceremony for their 19th Green Lane Diary Contest in Tokyo on 9th December. Students gathered from all over Japan to take part, accompanied by their teachers and parents. There were over 500 participants, including four guest students from Sri Lanka whose visit was a recognition of their excellent performance […]