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GO CEO DR HUSNA IN NEW STATESMAN : CAN RELIGION TRUMP THE CLIMATE CHANGE DENIERS?

By | October 5th, 2016|Climate Change, Islam, News, Women Empowerment|

After the 'Faith for Climate' event in September 2016 GO CEO, Dr Husna Ahmad's speeach appeared in New Statesman. Can religion trump the climate change deniers? Meet the inter-faith environmentalists The role of faith in fighting intolerance, protecting the planet, and trumping Trump. "I need my brothers here with me - Canon Giles and Rabbi [...]

EVENT: Faith for Climate

By | August 31st, 2016|Climate Change, Islam, Livelihoods, News, Update|

WHAT NEXT AFTER PARIS? An exceptional range of speakers includes Sir David King, the Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change, Dr Husna Ahmad, the Chief Executive of Global One and author of the Green Guide to Hajj, George Marshal of Climate Outreach and the Bishop of Salisbury, the lead C of E bishop on climate [...]

NEWS: The Counter Narrative to Terror and Violence is Already Among Us

By | August 31st, 2016|Islam, News|

By Azza Karam is Senior Advisor, Culture, U.N. Population Fund (UFPA), and Coordinator, U.N. Interagency Task Force on Engaging with Faith- Based Organizations for Sustainable Development NEW YORK, Aug 16 2016 (IPS) - The French philospher Voltaire once said that “if we believe in absurdities, we shall commit atrocities.” Indiscriminate killing of self and innocent others, [...]

NGO Recruitment Opportunity : MADE Executive Director

By | August 18th, 2016|News, Youth|

MADE is a Muslim-led movement of young people who want to see our community leading the fight against global poverty and injustice. Our response to the world’s poverty, human rights and environmental issues is rooted in the Islamic traditions of social action, justice and environmental stewardship. We encourage young people to take ownership of [...]

International Women’s Day 2016

By | March 8th, 2016|Islam, News, Women Empowerment|

International Women's Day 2016 I feel very grateful to God our Creator for making me a woman. I feel blessed and satisfied and complete because I am a woman.              It is not easy and it is hard work being a wife, daughter, mother and grandmother, – and that is just my personal life. [...]

NEWS: GO CEO, Dr Husna Ahmad, Receives UK Family Values Awards from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

By | December 18th, 2015|Islam, News|

GO CEO, Dr Husna Ahmad, Receives UK Family Values Awards from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Last week Global One CEO Dr Husna Ahmad was honoured to receive the UK Family Values Award from The Church of Jesus Christ of Later-Day Saints. Everyone here at Global One is incredibly proud of [...]

COP21 A Weekend of Climate Activism

By | December 17th, 2015|Climate Change, Islam, Livelihoods, News, Youth|

COP21 & A Weekend of Climate Activism     Early on a Friday morning we were up, raring to go and armed with pastries for our Eurostar journey from London’s St Pancras International to Paris’ Gare du Nord. It was dark and wet but the 35 representatives of Muslims for Climate Action were undeterred [...]

NEWS: The People’s March for Climate, Jobs and Justice

By | November 30th, 2015|Agriculture, Climate Change, Islam, Livelihoods, News|

Voices of Faith in Kenya raise the alarm for environmental protection

By | November 23rd, 2015|Agriculture, Climate Change, Islam, News|

Voices of faith in Kenya raise the alarm for environmental protection The second annual environmental awareness conference for Kenyan youth saw the Kenya community of all different religions coming together to talk about the important relationship between faith and environmental protection. The Global Sisters Report attended the conference and reported on the events of [...]

NEWS: The Paris Climate Summit – COP21

By | November 17th, 2015|Climate Change, Islam, News|

NEWS: The Paris Climate Summit - COP21 The Paris Climate Summit: What you need to know             From November 30th to December 11th the world leaders of over 190 countries will be descending on France’s capital to attend the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [...]

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