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Inauguration of the 2nd Distinguished Chair - Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies

November 3, 2017

Professor Maathai was the first Distinguished Chair of WMI and since her demise, the University of Nairobi has now appointed the second Chair.

Inauguration of the 2nd Distinguished Chair for WMI

November 3, 2017

Professor Maathai was the first Distinguished Chair of WMI and since her demise, the University of Nairobi has now appointed the second Chair.

Professor Wangari Maathai's 6th anniversary

September 25, 2017

Professor Maathai, six years on

A song-cycle about Professor Wangari Maathai based on the five Japanese Buddhist elements

September 19, 2017

The legacy lives on

Press statement on the plastic ban in Kenya

August 29, 2017

The Green Belt Movement is calling on all Kenyans to embrace this noble course that guarantees a cleaner and healthier environment to the citizenry of future generations. 

Press statement in support of the plastic ban in Kenya

August 29, 2017

Every Kenyan has the right to a clean and healthy environment

The Track Tree Challenge – a community legacy project

July 24, 2017

The Track Tree Challenge seeks to rally the youth's momentum towards better environment management.

Big win for Karura Forest as 151 title deeds revoked

July 17, 2017

In July 2017 the Kenya National Land Commission revoked 151 title deeds issued under dubious circumstances during the 1990s.  Nearly thirty percent of Karura Forest Reserve had been earmarked for housing developments. 

Partnership with the Kenya Bankers Association as they mark the 55th anniversary

July 14, 2017

Happy 55th Anniversary Kenya Bankers Association

Workshop on review for sensitization and awareness materials on waste and chemicals

July 7, 2017

In a just concluded two day workshop, the Green Belt Movement met with partner organizations to review awareness-creating materials to be used in sensitizing stakeholders and communities on waste management and minimization of UPOPs. 

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