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The 8th World Water Forum is taking place in Brasilia from 19th to 23rd of March 2018, with the objective of gathering all water stakeholders, including non-governmental (NGOs) and civil society organisations (CSOs). However, the Butterfly Effect, an international coalition of civil society organisations, deplores the failure of the support mechanisms jeopardizing inclusive participation.   […]

Dr. Marisa Arienza, President of Green Cross Argentina, will highlight the added value of international legal instruments, such as the UN Watercourses Convention (UNWC) to promote cooperation, development and environmental protection in South America. Green Cross International has been actively promoting the ratification of theUN Watercourses Conventionby countries, since its adoption at the UN General […]

[Photo credits: Alexxx1979, Valaam. Lake Ladoga P7170203 2200, CC BY-SA 4.0]   The environmental challenges facing the Ladoga Lake and its tributaries were discussed last May in Moscow at a conference co-hosted by Green Cross Russia’s North West office and the Leningrad Regional Government. It was noted that pollution stemming from industrial, agricultural and utility […]

© Marina Shangina and Dolphin Embassy   On 18-19 November 2017, a series of events took place to commemorate Dolphins’ Day. North West Green Cross Russia’s team member, Yulia Afanaseva, coordinated and managed the project alongside the Dolphin Embassy and the Bookvoed Bookstore amongst others. Part of the sixth Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum, this […]

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 […]

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