FR – Découvrir «GeniLac» aux Automnales à Genève

FR – DECOUVRIR GENILAC AUX AUTOMNALES A GENEVE

English Version Cette semaine, le public genevois aura l’opportunité de mieux comprendre un projet géothermique de grande échelle à Genève. Il s’agit de GeniLac, une idée déjà démontrée l’année dernière lors de l’exposition photo « The Future We Want » organisée par Green Cross International. Les Automnales ont ouvert leurs portes lundi au centre d’exposition … Read more

Screening of The Pursuit of Endurance at COP22 in Marrakesh

SCREENING OF THE PURSUIT OF ENDURANCE AT COP22 IN MARRAKESH

With the impact of climate change intensifying, Antarctic conditions are changing rapidly. The consequences will severely affect this fragile ecosystem. Venture Capitalist, Philanthropist, Adventurer and Green Cross France & Territories Board Member Luc Hardy launched a voyage to the Antarctic in 2014, to commemorate the centennial of the epic Ernest Shackleton expedition in 1914. Hardy … Read more

COP22: A Green Economy for Sustainable, Resilient and Prosperous Communities

COP22 A GREEN ECONOMY FOR SUSTAINABLE, RESILIENT AND PROSPEROUS COMMUNITIES

A Green and inclusive future is possible! Green Cross is hosting a high-level panel discussion on the opportunities of ambitious and far-reaching climate action, addressing the water-food-energy nexus, improving security and reducing inequality through sustainable job creation. This event will focus on the impact of environmental degradation on migration, the need to scale-up solutions, including … Read more

Green Cross flags in Geneva mark lead up to COP22

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! (GCI’S GENEVA OFFICE CLOSED UNTIL 3 JANUARY, 2017)

Green Cross flags are flying high on the Mont Blanc bridge in Geneva, Switzerland. With just a few days to go until the start of COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco, these serve to raise awareness in Geneva that, following last year’s Paris Agreement, governments, the private sector and civil society must work in partnership to turn … Read more

The Surprising Benefits of Transboundary Cooperation

THE SURPRISING BENEFITS OF TRANSBOUNDARY COOPERATION

On Sunday, 28 August 2016, as part of World Water Week at the City Conference Centre in Stochholm, Sweden, Green Cross will convene an event alongside United Nations Economic Commission for Europe; University of Dundee and World Wide Fund for Nature. Through case studies of cooperation from across the world, the session will explore the … Read more

Caux Dialogue on Land and Security, 29 June to 3 July

CAUX DIALOGUE ON LAND AND SECURITY, 29 JUNE TO 3 JULY

Green Cross’ Adam Koniuszewski will intervene at the opening session of the four-day (from 29 June to 3 July) Caux Land and Security Dialogue on the potential for land restoration to mitigate migration. Koniuszewski will be one of the experts contributing to the 30 June session on land degradation, migration pressure and conflict, and will … Read more

Winning the Tax Wars: Global Solutions for Developing Countries

WINNING THE TAX WARS GLOBAL SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Tax base erosion, driven by tax avoidance and tax evasion by multi-national firms and wealthy individuals, afflicts many countries, as the Panama Papers highlighted recently. These dynamics are damaging for developing countries, as they undermine their state capacity building and can lead to tax increases for the poor. On 24 May, at the World Bank Headquarters in … Read more

Summer Programme on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation of WMD in a Changing World

SUMMER PROGRAMME ON DISARMAMENT AND NON-PROLIFERATION OF WMD IN A CHANGING WORLD

Green Cross International Environmental Security and Sustainability Director Paul Walker will lecture at the Annual Summer Programme on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in a Changing World this September in The Hague. This initiative, first launched in August 2010 by the T.M.C Asser Instituut and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, … Read more

Water Security: Enhancing Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships, 2-3 June

WATER SECURITY ENHANCING MULTI-STAKEHOLDER PARTNERSHIPS, 2-3 JUNE

Green Cross will be part of an Innovative and Cutting-Edge Approach to Addressing Water Crises Critically Impacting Security on 2-3 June, 2016. From the Syrian case regarding climate change, water and its impact on security, the panellists will analyse the different features involved in water crises. Their views will be compared with the analyses provided … Read more