September 25, 2015 marks the fourth memorial anniversary of Professor Wangari Maathai passing.
Green Belt Movement International- Europe is pleased to announce the Third Annual Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, June 16th to be held at St James Piccadilly Church. The annual event, in honour of Green Belt Movement founder and 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Professor Wangari Maathai, will build upon Professor’s lifework and project her legacy for future forest conservation.
Celebrating Nobel Laureate Professor Wangari Muta Maathai: Her Legacy Continues
Green Belt Movement (GBM) today attended a symposium on the Management of the Ecological Crisis in Kenya at St. Paul’s University Kenya; our Executive Director Aisha Karanja was the keynote speaker at the event.
In collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC), the Government of Kenya, the Green Belt Movement (GBM) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) will host a day-long Women and Environment Forum to explore the multiple dimensions of gender and natural resource management.
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 (GBM) held its 2014 Annual Review at Lang’ata Training Centre on 19th and 20th February 2015.