NNA News for civil society



New dementia course at the University of Witten/Herdecke

Mon, 26 Dec 2011

WITTEN-HERDECKE (NNA) - The University of Witten/Herdecke (UWH) has developed a new interdisciplinary Master course in the subject of dementia. All three departments of the faculty of health at the UWH – human medicine, dentistry...[more]

City environment as the new setting for Rudolf Steiner Verlag

Mon, 26 Dec 2011

BASEL (NNA) – “We are relocating to Basel – where we will continue to publish exceptional books.” With this slogan the publisher Rudolf Steiner Verlag and the associated Futurum imprint (previously Pforte) announced its...[more]

Care Quality Commission identifies failings at Botton Camphill community

Fri, 23 Dec 2011

BOTTON VILLAGE/NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE (NNA) – The lack of proper procedures at the Botton village Camphill community, which cares for adults with disabilities, has been criticised in a routine review by the Care Quality Commission...[more]

Weleda joins Union for Ethical Biotrade

Fri, 16 Dec 2011

SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND (NNA) - The Weleda Group has become a member of the Union for Ethical Biotrade (UEBT), a not-for-profit organisation which advocates the introduction of a globally recognised standard for the sustainable...[more]

Coping with the aftermath of the floods in Thailand

Mon, 12 Dec 2011

With Thailand still recovering from last year’s political crisis, this year the worst flood in generations swept through two thirds of the country, causing over 600 deaths and inundating about six million hectares of land. The...[more]

Weleda CEO honoured by French state – Reorganisation at Weleda UK

Mon, 12 Dec 2011

BASEL/ILKESTON (NNA) – The CEO of the Swiss-based Weleda group of companies, Patrick Sirdey, has been honoured by the French state with the National Order of Merit. This is the first time in the history of Weleda that a chief...[more]

New Zealand universities approve Steiner School Certificate

Sun, 11 Dec 2011

AUCKLAND (NNA) – Following its earlier approval by the New Zealand Qualification Authority, the new Steiner School Certificate (SSC) has now also been accepted by the country’s universities as a university entrance...[more]