10th Anniversary Launched

UNANIMA board members and friends and colleagues met at the Church Centre on 1 October to being a six month celebration of UNANIMA’s existence as an NGO working at the United Nations.  The day was also an occasion to award the fourth annual woman of courage prize to Jessica Ernst from Rosebud, Alberta (Canada).  She was honored for her courage in standing up to the government of Canada and the gas companies who are fracking natural gas underneath her land and contaminating her water.  She is suing them for violation of her Charter Rights as a Canadian citizen.  UNANIMA believes this process of fracking is a major threat to the fresh water supplies throughout the world and we support Jessica in her efforts to bring this threat to our attention.