The Shoe Project in Kenya

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GCI Project: Smart Water for Green Schools The Shoe Project is a collaboration between Green Cross Japan,Green Cross Swedenand theGreen Belt Movement (GBM)in Kenya, which distributed some 1,000 shoes to children and youth in the Rift Valley, last Febuary. The Shoe Project was made possible through the generous support Mr Shoo Iwasaki, President of Green … Read more The Shoe Project in Kenya

Protect Lake Vättern

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This article is complementary to the “Water is Life” event co-organised by Green Cross and Urbergsgruppen Grenna-Norra Kärr. [Find out more] Vättern supplies 11 Swedish municipalities with drinking water and another five municipalities are soon to connect to the lake. The municipalities of Örebro, Hallsberg, Kumla, Laxå and Lekeberg have recently decided to build an … Read more Protect Lake Vättern

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

#Savethedrop as the Olympics boost sustainability for World Water Day

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Today, on 22 March, Green Cross Italy renews its “Save the Drop” (Salva la Goccia) campaign for the sixth year, on World Water Day. On this occasion, the “Sustainability Olympics” is being launched to encourage more efficient ways of saving water. Students, families, citizens, municipalities are participating in this anti-waste challenge to set a new … Read more #Savethedrop as the Olympics boost sustainability for World Water Day

RiverBlue Documentary Wins Special Edition of Green Drop Award at World Water Forum 8

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[Roger Williams (centre) holding the Green Drop Award. Next to him is Maria Paula Fidalgo (left), a Brazilian actress and activist who served as master of the ceremony, Suzanna Amado (far left), organiser of the Green Film Festival and Élio Pacilio (far right), President and Founder of Green Cross Italy, accompanied by filmmaker Harold Crooks … Read more RiverBlue Documentary Wins Special Edition of Green Drop Award at World Water Forum 8

Water and Spirituality

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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 … Read more Water and Spirituality

Green Cross Facilitates the Participation of Indigenous Leader, Sônia Guajajara, at the 8th World Water Forum, in Brasília

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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 … Read more Green Cross Facilitates the Participation of Indigenous Leader, Sônia Guajajara, at the 8th World Water Forum, in Brasília

Green Cross Deplores the Lack of Inclusiveness of the 8th World Water Forum and Questions Legitimacy of the Outcomes

GREEN CROSS DEPLORES THE LACK OF INCLUSIVENESS OF THE 8TH WORLD WATER FORUM AND QUESTIONS LEGITIMACY OF THE OUTCOMES

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. The … Read more Green Cross Deplores the Lack of Inclusiveness of the 8th World Water Forum and Questions Legitimacy of the Outcomes

Transboundary Waters in South America

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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 the UN Watercourses Convention by countries, since its adoption at the … Read more Transboundary Waters in South America

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