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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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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 […]

In a recent webinar hosted at the World Meteorological Organisation, Ms. Vercambre, Director of GCI’s Water for Life and Peace programme, joined a panel of experts who introduced and discussed the latest developments of the 1997 United Nations Watercourses Convention, and Cooperation on Transboundary Water Resources (UNWC). The webinar, part of a Distance Learning Course […]

Green Cross Sri Lanka held their 13th Green Lane Diary Award Ceremony on 18 November 2017 in Colombo. The event was attended by over 600 representatives from schools in the Western Province. These included the contest winners, their parents, and teachers. They were joined by honoured guests from the Ministries of Education and Environment. The […]

Initiative to Promote the Universality and Full National Implementation of Abolition Treaty By Paul Walker, Director, Environmental Security and Sustainability Programme Director   The 22nd annual Conference of States Parties (CSP-22) to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) was held in The Hague, The Netherlands, 27 November to 1 December 2017, with a primary focus of […]