NNA News for civil society



From classroom to boardroom: an unusual entrepreneur

Mon, 15 Dec 2014

“Waldorf teacher rescues long-established German company”: when he took over the camera manufacturer Leica, Dr. Andreas Kaufmann generated headlines above all on the business pages of the press. But who is the person behind this...[more]

Bee alliance appeals for funds

Mon, 15 Dec 2014

FISCHERMÜHLE, Germany (NNA) – An alliance for the protection of bees has to raise 190,000 euros (£150,280, USD 236,000) in the next few weeks in order to continue the legal battle with the agro-chemical industry in the European...[more]

An outstanding event: Viktor Ullmann’s opera The Fall of the Antichrist at the Goetheanum

Mon, 15 Dec 2014

A few days after the re-opening of the renovated Goetheanum stage in Dornach on 25 October, the Czech Moravian Theatre Olomouc gave a guest performance of Viktor Ullmann‘s three-act opera Der Sturz des Antichrist (The Fall of the...[more]

25 years of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Sun, 14 Dec 2014

Twenty-five years ago, on 20 November 1989, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) was adopted by the United Nations. Olivia Girard, from the international Waldorf organisation Friends of Waldorf Education explains...[more]

New study on the history of Weleda published

Sun, 14 Dec 2014

A new study on the history of Weleda AG has been published by the Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag which for the first time gives a thorough insight into the fate of the company in the 1930s and 1940s using documents from the...[more]

Shedding new light on Rudolf Steiner’s works

Sun, 14 Dec 2014

A new 8-volume critical edition of Rudolf Steiner’s works is being published by the respected German academic publisher frommann-holzboog. The edition, Schriften, Kritische Ausgabe (SKA), is edited by Christian Clement, associate...[more]

“Favourable stars” of an extraordinary island

Sun, 05 Oct 2014

About 4,000 guests visit the Centro de Terapia Antroposófica and the Finca Lomos Altos in Lanzarote every year. The activities of both institutions are made possible by a less well-known foundation, La Fundación Canaria...[more]

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