GCI, PNND, UNFOLD ZERO hold consultations on nuclear disarmament

GCI, PNND, UNFOLD ZERO HOLD CONSULTATIONS ON NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

Click here for the full text of the PNND article about this event Green Cross International joined UNFOLD ZERO and Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) in hosting a consultation of arms control experts and disarmament activists discussing how to reduce nuclear risks and support nuclear disarmament in the new political environment. The meeting, … Read more GCI, PNND, UNFOLD ZERO hold consultations on nuclear disarmament

CWC Coalition brings civil society voice to states parties conference in The Hague

CWC COALITION BRINGS CIVIL SOCIETY VOICE TO STATES PARTIES CONFERENCE IN THE HAGUE

By Paul Walker, Director, Environmental Security and Sustainability programme The CWC Coalition, coordinated by Green Cross ESS Director Paul Walker, once again put civil society groups front and centre in The Hague as the 21st annual Conference of States Parties (CSP) to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) unfolded the week of November 28th in The … Read more CWC Coalition brings civil society voice to states parties conference in The Hague

Chemical Weapons Abolition: Are we there yet?

GCI ESS DIRECTOR DR. PAUL WALKER AT BWC REVIEW CONFERENCE IN GENEVA

On Tuesday, 26 July, Green Cross International and the Geneva Environment Network came together before a packed audience to offer expert perspectives on the ongoing effort to ban and eliminate chemical weapons worldwide. Green Cross Executive Director Adam Koniuszewski and Henrik Slotte, Chief of UNEP’s Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, opened the event by placing … Read more Chemical Weapons Abolition: Are we there yet?

Green Cross Co-Hosts Washington DC Discussion on Chemical Safety and Security

GREEN CROSS CO-HOSTS WASHINGTON DC DISCUSSION ON CHEMICAL SAFETY AND SECURITY

Green Cross International (GCI) and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) co-organized an expert discussion on Monday, July 18, 2016 in Washington DC on global chemical safety and security. Chaired by Ambassador Robert Mikulak, Distinguished Visiting Scholar at CNS and former US Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), … Read more Green Cross Co-Hosts Washington DC Discussion on Chemical Safety and Security

Legal tools for nuclear disarmament – a dialogue with international law experts

LEGAL TOOLS FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT – A DIALOGUE WITH INTERNATIONAL LAW EXPERTS

On the morning of 18 April, Green Cross International hosted a dialogue with international law experts on nuclear disarmament at its offices in Geneva. The event was a joint initiative with Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) and the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA). Alyn Ware, Global Coordinator of PNND, opened … Read more Legal tools for nuclear disarmament – a dialogue with international law experts

Fissile Materials Working Group Receives NGO Leadership Award

FISSILE MATERIALS WORKING GROUP RECEIVES NGO LEADERSHIP AWARD

The Fissile Materials Working Group received an NGO Leadership Award at the 2016 Nuclear Security Awards Luncheon on 31 March, organized by the Nuclear Industry Summit. Paul Walker, Green Cross International’s Environmental Security and Sustainability Director, was one of the group’s founders in 2009 and is still on its Steering Committee today. The award was … Read more Fissile Materials Working Group Receives NGO Leadership Award

Green Cross at India Conference on Global Nuclear Governance

Coherent strategies to enhance the security and safety around nuclear weapons and nuclear energy was the focus of a three-day seminar in New Delhi, India organized by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO). Dr. Paul F. Walker, International Director of Green Cross International’s Environmental Security … Read more Green Cross at India Conference on Global Nuclear Governance

Green Cross leads Chemical Safety and Security talk in Washington

The Green Cross Environmental Security and Sustainability (ESS) Programme organized and chaired a seminar on global chemical safety and security in Washington DC on Wednesday, 10 February 2016. In the face of massive accidents and disasters such as the one that struck Tianjin, China in August 2015, there is a clear need for national and … Read more Green Cross leads Chemical Safety and Security talk in Washington

Naoto Kan speaks at Green Cross event in Zurich

Photo: Stefan Baumgartner, RGB PHOTO SWITZERLAND On 30 January, at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan continued a tour (which also included an event in Washington, D.C. with Green Cross on 26 January) taking place a month before the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe … Read more Naoto Kan speaks at Green Cross event in Zurich

Fukushima disaster still ongoing, says Naoto Kan

FUKUSHIMA DISASTER STILL ONGOING, SAYS NAOTO KAN

Former Prime Minister of Japan Naoto Kan joined Green Cross at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on 26 January to tell the audience there that, five years later, the nuclear disaster in Fukushima has yet to be resolved. “The accident is still unfolding,” he said, as radioactive material continues to seep into surrounding groundwater … Read more Fukushima disaster still ongoing, says Naoto Kan