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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.

NEWS RELEASE - wPOWER Hub leads an African Delegation to India for an India–Africa exchange on sustainable clean energy entrepreneurship

April 16, 2015

The wPOWER Hub of the Wangari Maathai Institute (WMI) of the University of Nairobi is leading a 24-member team from Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania to India as part of an India –Africa exchange facilitated by the U.S. Department of State.  

No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project

March 9, 2015

This is to let you know that Wanjira Mathai, Board Chair of the Green Belt Movement and Director - Wangari Maathai Institute -wPOWER Hub will be joining Melinda Gates, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton this evening to launch the "No Ceilings: The Full Participation Report".

Maathai’s Family & Green Belt Movement partner to launch The Wangari Muta Maathai House

March 3, 2015

Wanjira Mathai invited the involvement of the Government of Kenya, the private sector and the general public in the development of the Wangari Muta Maathai House. The official launch of the Wangari Maathai House Project is planned for September 25, 2015; at a gala event to market the Fourth Anniversary of Prof. Wangari Maathai’s passing.

Invitation to Wangari Maathai Day 2015

March 2, 2015

In recognition of the work of the late Nobel Laureate Professor Wangari Maathai, the African Union (AU) designated the 3rd of March, every year, as Wangari Maathai Day (WMD) to be observed in conjunction with Africa Environmental Day (AED). 

Green Belt Movement participating in the 'Africa Regional Workshop on Social & Environmental considerations in REDD+’

February 5, 2015

The workshop has brought together members of national governments, civil society & non-governmental organizations, research institutions and academia.

Founding President of the Mujeres por África (Women for Africa) Foundation, María Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, pays homage to Professor Wangari Maathai

February 4, 2015

Founding President of the Mujeres por África (Women for Africa) Foundation and former Deputy Prime Minister of Spain, María Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, pays homage to Professor Wangari Maathai

A new partnership with Crédit Agricole aimed at supporting community-based natural resource management

February 3, 2015

The new partnership with Crédit Agricole aims at supporting community-based natural resource management in Kiambu and Nyandarua Counties in the Aberdares.