GREEN HOPE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCED AS PARTNER FOR EARTH DAY 50TH ANNIVERSARY
January 31, 2020
January 31, 2020, Washington DC/Toronto—Earth Day Network, which coordinates the annual Earth Day, is today delighted to announce that Green Hope Foundation has become a key partner for 2020.
Green Hope Foundation, a youth led global social innovation enterprise working on Education for Sustainable Development, Children’s Rights, Peace and Environmental Protection by empowering young people and building effective partnerships with all stakeholders of civil society , policy makers and institutions, joins thousands of other groups and entities world-wide dedicated to make stepped-up environmental action a corner stone in this crucial year.
“My generation is the last one that has the opportunity to take action, before it is too late.” said Kehkashan Basu, Founder President of Green Hope. “We must be at the forefront of all aspects of agenda setting, policy making and implementation of the SDGs and take the reins of our destiny in our hands.”
Earth Day 2020 comes 50 years after the first Earth Day which, in 1970, mobilized over 20 million citizens to demand action on the environmental challenges of the time.
Today Earth Day is observed in around 190 countries and mobilizes one billion people and close to 100,000 organizations.
The overarching theme for Earth Day 2020, April 22, is action on climate change.
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About Earth Day Network
Earth Day Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with close to 100,000 partners in nearly 192 countries to build environmental democracy.
More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. Earth Day Network works through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer campaigns.
About the Green Hope Foundation
The Green Hope Foundation is a youth led global social innovation group working on Education for Sustainable Development, Children’s Rights, Peace and Environmental Protection by empowering young people and building effective partnerships with policy makers and institutions. They engage and educate youth & adults through interactive workshops and conferences involving ground level action campaigns to target the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
For More Information Please Contact– Nick Nuttall, Strategic Communications Director/Deputy Spokesperson, Earth Day Network, [email protected], or [email protected]
For more information about the Green Hope Foundation, please contact Kehkashan Basu, Founder and President at [email protected]