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Ambassador Robert Godec joins us in commemorating Garissa University terror attack victims and survivors

June 16, 2016

In May this year, the Green Belt Movement launched the peace park by planting 148 trees, one for each of the victims of the infamous attack that took place one year ago.

Planting seeds of hope

May 26, 2016

One year ago, a cowardly terrorist attack at Garissa University College robbed this nation of 148 souls.

Tree planting with schools in Nairobi and Nakuru Counties

May 20, 2016

The highlight of these activities was planting of 6,000 'Peace Trees' in five different schools within Nakuru County 

Joint tree planting at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies

May 19, 2016

More than 2,300 indigenous tree seedlings were planted.

Wangari Maathai at 76 Celebration

April 1, 2016

A tree-planting celebration of our Founder’s 76th birthday at the Wangari Maathai corner in Karura Forest.

Celebrating Wangari Maathai at 76

March 30, 2016

The Green Belt Movement is delighted to invite you to a tree-planting celebration of our Founder’s 76th birthday.

GBM Community Trainers of Trainees Participate in the Trans Nzoia County Investment Conference and Expo

March 21, 2016

The forum attracted investors and likeminded traders from all walks of life who gathered to discuss development issues that would improve the County’s economy

Wangari Maathai Day 2016

March 3, 2016

In January 2012, the African Union adopted a decision calling for the joint celebrations of the African Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day.

Update on Karura Forest

March 1, 2016
Following the press statement from the Green Belt Movement (GBM) expressing our concern about proposed commercial development of the Sigiria Block of Karura Forest, and the great support from the public, there has been response through media from the Director of the Kenya Forest Service (KFS), Mr. Emilio Mugo and from the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources, Prof. Judi Wakhungu.
While we appreciate the verbal assurances that have been offered by the government officials, our stand as an organization remains that these are not enough. We are pressing for documented and official invalidation of any and all property rights to land in Karura Forest, including titles, and licenses.  

Invitation to Wangari Maathai/ Africa Environment Day

March 1, 2016

Invitation to Wangari Maathai/ Africa Environment Day