GREEN CROSS JAPAN CELEBRATES 18TH ENVIRONMENTAL DIARY CONTEST AWARD

GREEN CROSS JAPAN CELEBRATES 18TH ENVIRONMENTAL DIARY CONTEST AWARD

A special award from Japan’s Environment Minister was handed to the most outstanding student at the 18th “Green Lane” Diary Contest at Green Cross Japan’s ceremony in Tokyo on 10 December 2016. Winning students, their teachers and parents gathered from all over Japan – about 600 people in total. Nationwide, around 100,000 students participate in … Read more GREEN CROSS JAPAN CELEBRATES 18TH ENVIRONMENTAL DIARY CONTEST AWARD

Green Cross and Green Belt Movement plant trees for peace after terror attack

GREEN CROSS AND GREEN BELT MOVEMENT PLANT TREES FOR PEACE AFTER TERROR ATTACK

In 2016, Green Cross Sweden and the Green Belt Movement are continuing their partnership to promote peace through environmental restoration and cooperation to communities in Kenya’s Rift Valley. Their efforts have taken on a new significance this year, with the establishment of a new Peace Park commemorating victims of terror. Just over a year ago, … Read more Green Cross and Green Belt Movement plant trees for peace after terror attack

Green Cross Japan celebrates 17th Environmental Diary Contest Award

On 12 December 2015, Green Cross Japan held the award ceremony for their 17th “Green Lane” Diary Contest in Tokyo. Winning students, their teachers and parents gathered from all over Japan. These included over 500 participants, as well as four guest students from Sri Lanka – winners of the diary contest in their country. Nationwide, … Read more Green Cross Japan celebrates 17th Environmental Diary Contest Award

One man’s treasure is the whole world’s trash

ONE MAN’S TREASURE IS THE WHOLE WORLD’S TRASH

A Green Cross delegation was recently invited to Thailand by a Swiss company specialized in business development to visit a unique operation that demonstrates the potential for economic development that actively improves sustainability. Green Cross wanted to evaluate the potential to deploy similar solutions in other places in partnership with SB3i SA, holder of the … Read more One man’s treasure is the whole world’s trash

Children’s art celebrated in Belarus

Green Cross continued its support for education and artistic expression with the 10th International Children’s Art Contest, “In My Homeland”, in Belarus. A jury of 13 artists, art educators and critics, including teachers from three countries, came together on 1 to 4 February to review 13,247 drawings submitted by school kids from 34 countries. They … Read more Children’s art celebrated in Belarus

Green Cross contest awards 300 students at the Italian Senate

The winners of the 22nd edition of Green Cross Italy’s Earth Charter Youth Contest received their awards at the Italian Senate on Friday, 27 February, 2015. The 300 winning students, chosen from over 32,000 participants from 1,300 schools across Italy, celebrated this year’s theme: « Da cosa (ri)nasce cosa » (from something (re)born, something new). … Read more Green Cross contest awards 300 students at the Italian Senate

World Wide Views is bringing citizen consultation to Paris COP21

As negotiations for a new climate treaty continue, many people are seeing a widening democratic gap between citizens and policymakers as more and more policymaking takes place on the global level. Worldwide, different cultural and political traditions, and practices for the involvement of citizens in political decision-making, exist. But at the global level, such traditions … Read more World Wide Views is bringing citizen consultation to Paris COP21

Cleaning up Australia’s shores

CLEANING UP AUSTRALIA’S SHORES

In partnership with Green Cross Australia, primary schools across the Queensland region mobilized over 1,600 students, teachers, parents and volunteers in 2014 to join waste collection activities that truly made a difference. This educational initiative, tied to Green Cross Australia’s environmental-diary school programme, was designed to stimulate related learning and behavior-change, beyond just picking up … Read more Cleaning up Australia’s shores

Green Cross Sri Lanka marks 10 years of environmental activity

The National Organization of Green Cross Sri Lanka was able to bring its tenth year of operation to a close with a commemorative ceremony at the National Youth Services Centre, Maharagama, alongside the Annual Award Ceremony for an environmentally-themed diary competition among the students of selected schools in Colombo, Gampaha and Kaluthara districts. The Ceremonies, … Read more Green Cross Sri Lanka marks 10 years of environmental activity

GC Japan celebrates 16th environmental diary contest awards

Green Cross Japan held the latest award ceremony for their Green Lane Diary Contest on 13 December 2014 in Tokyo. This was the 16th annual edition of this contest. One child was awarded the top prize for 2014 About 200 elementary school students, aged six to 12, were gathered from all over Japan to receive … Read more GC Japan celebrates 16th environmental diary contest awards