NNA News for civil society


Sekem continues to grow despite difficult year

Creating an oasis of sustainability in the desert.<br>Photo: Sekem

The SEKEM initiative in Egypt has posted continued economic growth in its 2016 sustainability report. Work is ongoing on social and environmental issues. Separately, it mourned the death of founder Ibrahim Abouleish in June. [more]


Happy bees, happy farmers

Thu, 21 Sep 2017

A successful apiculture project on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands keeps bees in a manner that accords with their innate behaviour. This brings great benefits both for the bees and for people. [more]

G20 summit “subservient to big business”

Fri, 07 Jul 2017

The Swiss globalisation critic Jean Ziegler has criticised the way the G20 summit operates and has called for problems to be solved in a UN context. But he praised the refugee policy of German chancellor Angela Merkel. [more]

Will robots teach us to communicate properly?

Thu, 25 May 2017

Interaction with robots in our everyday lives can have a positive influence, says the philosopher Prof. Birger Priddat, in that it forces us to communicate rationally. Machines could in this way contribute to shaping our culture. [more]

Waldorf education on the move in Asia

Thu, 25 May 2017

More than 900 people attended the recent Asian Waldorf Teachers’ Conference in China. Among other things, the conference discussed issues facing Waldorf establishments, including their legal status and cultural adaptation. [more]