NNA News for civil society



New Egyptian university to promote sustainable development

Fri, 14 Sep 2012

CAIRO (NNA) – The first non-profit university in the Middle East with sustainable development as its overall guiding principle will start teaching its initial intake of students this October. The Heliopolis University for...[more]

Second Waldorf early childhood studies course launches in UK

Mon, 25 Jun 2012

YORK (NNA) - A new training course in Waldorf early childhood studies is being launched this autumn in the north of England. The North of England Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Studies programme (NESWEC) will provide initial...[more]

New UK part-time programme in anthroposophy

Mon, 25 Jun 2012

FLAXLEY, Gloucestershire (NNA) – A new part-time programme in anthroposophical studies is being launched in October 2012 in the UK. Called “insight”, it is a “blended learning programme” delivered through...[more]

California school district wins Waldorf methods case

Mon, 25 Jun 2012

SACRAMENTO (NNA) - A school district in California has successfully fought off a challenge to be allowed to use Waldorf methods instruction in public schools and publicly-funded charter schools. In an unpublished judgement, the...[more]

Value-centred banks out-perform conventional banks

Thu, 21 Jun 2012

VANCOUVER (NNA) - There has been strong growth of value-centred banking worldwide. This could clearly be seen at the latest meeting of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), held earlier this year in Vancouver,...[more]

Weleda embarks on consolidation process

Thu, 21 Jun 2012

ARLESHEIM (NNA) - The new management of the Swiss-based medicine and natural cosmetics group Weleda has given a positive assessment of the company’s future. Presenting the 2011 annual accounts at the end of May,...[more]

Vietnamese university honours Witten-Herdecke water researcher

Thu, 07 Jun 2012

HANOI/WITTEN-HERDECKE (NNA). The Vietnam National University (VNU), one of the most prestigious universities in Asia, has awarded an honorary doctorate to Professor Karl-Ulrich Rudolph, expert on water treatment at the University...[more]