Alide Roerink is an anthropologist and has been involved over the years in networking, advocacy, and policy development for gender justice, international solidarity, and global governance. In the ’90s Alide Roerink was coordinator of an influential network of gender experts in development agencies in The Netherlands. From 2000 to 2013 she worked at the National Committee for International Cooperation and Sustainable Development (NCDO). She coordinated several multi-stakeholder consultations in the context of key UN conferences on sustainable development and international cooperation. Together with Earth Charter Commissioner Ruud Lubbers, Alide initiated the Round Table of Worldconnectors for People and the Planet (www.worldconnectors.nl) and recently the new Earth Charter Fund and Earth Charter Friends network in the Netherlands (www.earthcharter.nl). Alide cooperated with the Earth Charter Initiative in the launch of the Earth Charter in 2000 in the Peace Palace in The Hague and in several key global Earth Charter events, such as the celebration of 5 and 10 years Earth Charter. Alide Roerink initiated and co-edited the book Earth Charter in Action: Towards a Sustainable World. Alide Roerink was advisor to the Earth Charter Initiative before she joined the Council.
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By: Severn Cullis-Suzuki, Earth Charter International Council Member My Dear Earth Charter Community, I am reflecting on our Earth Charter event at Leiden University at the Hague (held on Friday, 29 September). I was able to join Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp on stage at an SDG – Earth Charter Meet-up, organized by fellow Earth Charter Council […]
Global Goals Accelerator is an initiative to speed up consciousness and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Netherlands and beyond. The initiative was co-created by Sustainability Dialogue (Veronique Swinkels) and Earth Charter Netherlands (Alide Roerink) and carried out from June 7-July 5, 2016 with the support of various partners. The collaborators organized […]
Former Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers, Earth Charter Council Member Alide Roerink, and Earth Charter Friend in the Netherlands Lavinia Warnars issue collective statement.
The long-standing network in the Netherlands holds day-long conference to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Earth Charter.