Green City Environmental and Cultural Development Center & Südwind

Green City Environmental and Cultural Development Center (Guangzhou)
Südwind (Austria)

Environmental education

We see two main goals for our exchange – on the one hand to get to know each other’s organisation and learn more about each others work, objectives and struggles, on the other hand to create a sustainable partnership and keep in touch for possible future projects and experience exchange.

 

About the Twinning organizations

Green City Environmental and Cultural Development Center, (Guangzhou)

Guangzhou Green City Environmental and Cultural Development Center (GreenCity) was established in 2012 and became a member of IUCN since 2016. GreenCity works on water source conservation as well as better management of protected areas and seeks to engage young people in environmental protection and promoting environmental culture. The areas we are currently working on are the southern part of China, mainly in Guangdong province, the river source of Dongjiang River (branch of Pearl River) in Jiangxi province, and the Guangdong-Guangxi-Hunan transboundary watershed in Guizhou province. We currently having 3 full-time staff and three part-time colleagues, normally we are also supported by 2-3 interns as well. The main area of focus for us is water and protected areas.

Südwind, (Austria)

Südwind is an independent NGO established in Austria in the 1980ies as Austrian Service for Information about Development Topics. Currently we have about 40 employees working in the headquarter in Vienna and in seven regional offices in Austria.