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“Access to clean drinking water is a basic human right and a key component in protecting human life.” – Pope FrancisFollowing renewed involvement by religious leaders on water issues, this year’s World Water Forum will hold a special event dedicated to Water and Spirituality on World Water Day. President of Green Cross Netherlands and co-founder of […]

In line with Green Cross’ advocacy on Indigenous and Environmental Rights, Green Cross International together with the NGO, Uma Gota no Oceano, have facilitated, Sonia Guajajara’s participation to the World Water Forum. Guajajara is one of the strongest indigenous and environmental leaders in the world today. She serves as the executive coordinator of the Articulation […]

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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:Delma Eliane, Lago Paranoá, Paranoá Lake, Brasília-DF-Brazil, CC BY-SA 3.0]   GCI Programme: Water for Life and Peace Green Cross to Promote Sustainable Access to Water, Indigenous Rights and Religious Leaders’ Engagement on World Water Day (March 22nd) The World Water Council is co-organising their 8th World Water Forum with a host country. This […]