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President Obama's reminiscence of Professor Wangari Maathai during visit to Kenya

July 29, 2015

"Kenya continues to carve out a distinct place among the nations. The country is a leader for conservation, following in the footprints of Wangari Maathai," President Barack Obama.

Policy Brief: Developing sustainable tree-based bioenergy systems in sub-Saharan Africa

July 13, 2015

This Policy Brief is as a result of an intensive three day workshop on ‘sustainable tree-based bioenergy systems’ with input from the Green Belt Movement among other organizations. Sustainable tree-based bioenergy is an avenue to support the proposed Sustainable Development Goal 7 on energy access for all. 

Invitation World Environment Day – June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015

We look forward to your attendance and participation at the event.

International Day for Biological Diversity Tree Planting at Karura Forest

May 22, 2015

This year’s theme – ‘Biodiversity for Sustainable Development’

Training Rural Women for Environmental, Economic and Livelihood Empowerment in the Great Lakes Region

May 21, 2015

We seek to train and support 300-400 women and community leaders over three years.

Save a date for the third Annual Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture

May 18, 2015

I hope you will be able to join us at the third Annual Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture. It will take place this June 16th in London. 

NGO Committee on Sustainable Development (NGOCSD) General Membership Meeting May 2015

May 18, 2015

Statement from Wanjira Mathai on the ocassion of the NGOCSD May 2015 General Membership Meeting: "Celebrating Nobel Laureate Professor Wangari Muta Maathai: Her Legacy Continues"

Green Belt Movement features at the No Ceilings Conversation

May 5, 2015

President Clinton pointed to Wanjira and her mother as examples of women who have made a difference in the world, and asked the audience to consider that the world misses out on individuals like Wanjira and Wangari when they restrict the potential of women and girls by limiting their opportunities for education.

New support from 'Save Our Rainforest Trust'

April 21, 2015

The contribution to support GBM’s work is in memory of the late Dr. Pravin Shah who was a co-founder of Save Our Rainforest Trust

wPOWER Global Partnership Forum 2015

April 16, 2015

The forum is a platform for sharing experiences on clean energy between African wPOWER, India wPOWER, government officials and the private sector.