Throughout September 2017, Green Cross International (GCI) was delighted to present the sixth edition of “The Future We Want” Photo Exhibition, which was displayed along the Quai Wilson on Geneva’s scenic lakefront. Last year’s edition of the exhibit was presented first at the United Nations in Geneva and then traveled to COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco, […]
The Conference of the States Parties (CSP) to the Chemical Weapons Convention is holding its Twenty-First Session (CSP-21) from Monday 28 November to Friday 2 December 2016 at the World Forum (Churchillplein 10, The Hague) located next to OPCW Headquarters. Paul Walker, Green Cross Environmental Security and Sustainability Director, coordinates the Chemical Weapons Convention Coalition (CWCC), an international NGO network brought together to support the Chemical Weapons Convention and OPCW, and which ensures civil society is represented in OPCW deliberations. This group has grown to over 150 members and is now an established part of discussions about the CWC.
The CSP oversees the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention, promotes the treaty’s objectives and reviews compliance with the treaty. The Conference is composed of representatives of all Member States of the OPCW, each of which has one vote. The CSP meets annually for one week in The Hague. For more information, or to watch the conference, see https://csp21.opcw.org
Water for Life and Peace International Water Law assists with Transboundary water cooperation: years of patience, partnership and effort “paying off.” (ref ID: 7567) Date: 31 Aug 2017 Location: Room CH/A Time: 09:00 to 10:30 Event Website: www.worldwaterweek.org Conveners: WWF(USA) and University Northumbria, supported by GCI, Netherlands government, UNECE WC Secretariat. Submission by: WWF(USA) […]