NNA News for civil society



Wise Traditions festival and conference comes to Epsom Down Racecourse

Fri, 10 Feb 2012

LONDON (NNA) – The Wise Traditions London 2012 festival for traditional nutrition will take place next month at Epsom Down Racecourse. The event on 17 and 18 March includes the third annual Weston A. Price Foundation conference...[more]

Unexpected demand for microfinance in Germany

Mon, 23 Jan 2012

BOCHUM (NNA) - The demand for microloans in Germany has proved far larger than initially anticipated. According to Falk Zientz, head of microfinance at the GLS Bank, which was asked by the German government in 2010 to roll...[more]

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]