Remembering the Victims of Chemical Warfare

Above: OPCW Director-General Ahmet Uzumcu (center in the black overcoat and dark scarf, looking down) and representatives of State Party delegations, including Iran and Iraq, and NGOs. Sunday 29 April is the annual Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare. This day was established in 2006 in The Hague by the Organization for … Read more Remembering the Victims of Chemical Warfare

WATER IS LIFE: Protect Lake Vättern

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GCI Programme: Water for Life and Peace Green Cross International & Green Cross Sweden join to protect Vättern Date: Saturday March 24 2018 Location: Grenna Hotel & Conference, Ribbagårdsgränd 11, Gränna, Sweden Programme: 13:00 – Protect Vättern event with panel and dialogue | 15:30 – Panel discussion with the Audience | 17:00 Green Cross Sweden … Read more WATER IS LIFE: Protect Lake Vättern

Green Cross at the 8th World Water Forum in Brasília, 19-23 Mar 2018

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[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 year, … Read more Green Cross at the 8th World Water Forum in Brasília, 19-23 Mar 2018

Joining Hands For A Better Tomorrow

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Throughout September 2017, Green Cross International (GCI) was delighted to present the sixth edition of “The Future We Want” Photo Exhibition, which was displayed along the Quai Wilson on Geneva’s scenic lakefront.  Last year’s edition of the exhibit was presented first at the United Nations in Geneva and then traveled to COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco, … Read more Joining Hands For A Better Tomorrow

World Water Week in Stockholm — GCI Side Event

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  Water for Life and Peace International Water Law assists with Transboundary water cooperation: years of patience, partnership and effort “paying off.” (ref ID: 7567) Date: 31 Aug 2017 Location: Room CH/A Time: 09:00 to 10:30 Event Website: www.worldwaterweek.org Conveners: WWF(USA) and University Northumbria, supported by GCI, Netherlands government, UNECE WC Secretariat. Submission by: WWF(USA) … Read more World Water Week in Stockholm — GCI Side Event

Green Cross at 20th Anniversary Commemoration of Chemical Weapons Convention

GREEN CROSS AT 20TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) organized a solemn commemoration of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) to recognize the first two decades since the 1997 entry into force of the global abolition treaty. Green Cross International’s director of environmental security and sustainability, Dr. Paul F. Walker, was invited by OPCW Director General … Read more Green Cross at 20th Anniversary Commemoration of Chemical Weapons Convention

Green Cross Sweden supports Göteborg March for Climate & Peace

GREEN CROSS SWEDEN SUPPORTS GÖTEBORG MARCH FOR CLIMATE & PEACE

On Saturday, April 29, people worldwide will advocate global action against climate change with “People’s Climate Marches” around the planet. Green Cross Sweden is one of the organizers of the “GBG March for Climate and Peace” together with Walk2Peace and Friends of Earth. The Göteborg march starts on the city’s western outskirts and will end … Read more Green Cross Sweden supports Göteborg March for Climate & Peace

Paul Walker to speak at 6th ICEL in Freiburg, Germany

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Paul Walker, International Director of Green Cross’ Environmental Security and Sustainability (ESS) Program, will be speaking at the 6th International Convention of Environmental Laureates (ICEL) in Freiburg, Germany, March 9-12. Held annually, the Convention brings together some 100 winners of environmental awards and prizes from around the world to connect and collaborate. Since its launch … Read more Paul Walker to speak at 6th ICEL in Freiburg, Germany

21st Session of Chemical Weapons Convention Conference now underway

21ST SESSION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION CONFERENCE NOW UNDERWAY

The Conference of the States Parties (CSP) to the Chemical Weapons Convention is holding its Twenty-First Session (CSP-21) from Monday 28 November to Friday 2 December 2016 at the World Forum (Churchillplein 10, The Hague) located next to OPCW Headquarters. Paul Walker, Green Cross Environmental Security and Sustainability Director, coordinates the Chemical Weapons Convention Coalition … Read more 21st Session of Chemical Weapons Convention Conference now underway

Geneva’s “GeniLac” system demonstrated at Automnales festival

Version française A large-scale geothermal energy project in Geneva – featured in last year’s The Future We Want exhibit organised by Green Cross International – is being given a public showing this week to help residents understand how it works. The Automnales festival opened its doors Monday at the Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland. Visitors will … Read more Geneva’s “GeniLac” system demonstrated at Automnales festival