The representative of Ukraine was elected member of the Board of Directors of Green cross International

October 2, a member of the Board of Directors of Green cross international environmental organization at the United Nations – became the representative of Ukraine Maksym Tymoshenko. In the comment to the edition «GORDON» the head of Committee of Green cross in Ukraine, said that this event was a major breakthrough for the whole country.

«Ukraine for the first time in 25 years elected to the Board of Directors of Green cross international. This is one of the most respected environmental organizations in the world. For Ukraine, a breakthrough is extremely important. Interestingly, the representative of Russia, one of the founders of Green cross, was ready to withdraw his candidacy for me. Moreover, the Russians were the first who congratulated me,» said Tymoshenko.

According to him, now Ukraine will be easier to raise current issues related to the environment.

«This is recognition of the country as a whole. People working in this field, actually put a lot of effort to achieve such a result. Now we will be able to raise in the UN and UNESCO environmental issues associated with Ukraine. I will do everything possible to make our voice heard. Because before we just did not hear. Now the situation will change. Our presentation was brilliant. So we have done a lot of work yielded positive results», – said Tymoshenko.

Green Cross international an environmental organization founded by former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev in 1993 after the Earth Summit conference in Rio de Janeiro. The headquarters of the Green cross, located in Geneva and has branches in 30 countries.




The representative of Ukraine was elected member of the Board of Directors of Green cross International 03.10.2017

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