GCI Project: Smart Water for Green Schools The Shoe Project is a collaboration between Green Cross Japan,Green Cross Swedenand theGreen Belt Movement (GBM)in Kenya, which distributed some 1,000 shoes to children and youth in the Rift Valley, last Febuary. The Shoe Project was made possible through the generous support Mr Shoo Iwasaki, President of Green […]
After three terms as Prime Minister, between 1982 and 1994, he taught Globalization Studies at Tilburg University in the Netherlands and at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in the United States, from 1995 to 2000. In October 2000, following his nomination by Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N. General Assembly elected Lubbers as the U.N. Refugee Agency’s High Commissioner. In 2004, Lubbers received an honorary doctorate from the Radboud University Nijmegen.
Lubbers was a passionate supporter of Green Cross, its values and its goals, holding a place on the Honorary Board until his passing.
“From 2000, there was the Global Compact, and later on the Charter of Compassion. [So] we have seen time and again new initiatives; and in all this I observe a vibrant Green Cross,” said Lubbers, at Green Cross’ 20th anniversary celebration in 2013. “Amid all the challenges, I wish you a joyful celebration of life.”
Press Release – 28 August 2018 The Swedish authorities are called upon to take action as World Water Week opens in Stockholm. Tuesday 28 August 2018, Geneva, Switzerland –– Green Cross Sweden, with the support of Green Cross International, and along with Urbergsgruppen Grenna-Norra Kärr, denounces the current and proposed mining activities of Tasman Metals […]