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Author: Chief Agent Georgovska

I am the Assistant to the Executive Director for Education of the Jane Goodall Institute, and am based at the JGI London office.

Take part in our JGI silent Auction ‘A Promise of Hope’ and support JGI’s African programmes

The Jane Goodall Institute’s European offices, lead by JGI Austria, have organised a virtual silent auction with the potential to buy some unique pieces, only on offer at this event.    The auction will run from Friday 20th – Tuesday 24th November 2020. The money raised will go to support JGI’s projects in Africa. Due […]

Roots & Shoots UK launches resources to 20,000 schools across the UK in partnership with the Don Hanson Charitable Foundation

“Our planet is at a crucial moment in history – if we don’t protect the natural world we shall lose all species, including our own.Yet, my biggest reason for hope is the passion and commitment of young people when empowered to take action. The Roots & Shoots UK Resource Boxes will do just that: Filled with really […]

Andover youth celebrate UN International Peace Day 2020

It’s a challenging time for any kind of event but that didn’t stop Andover Trees United.  They were joined by a small group of young people to plant a tree to commemorate Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots International Day of Peace. Every year, Roots & Shoots invites youth from around the world to take part […]

Happy Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots International Peace Day!

On this United Nations International Day of Peace September 21, Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace shares her thoughts during one of the most difficult times in our shared history. As we face violence, COVID-19, inequities and injustices for people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and […]

Peace Day 2020 – we can still celebrate!

This September 21st, we might not be able to gather together to fly our giant doves but we can certainly celebrate Peace day, and indeed, make it a special day! This year is more important than ever to unite (even from afar), and the theme couldn’t be more fitting – ‘Shaping Peace Together’  Here at […]

End of school year message, Tara Golshan, ED

Thank you for all your hard work in these unprecedented times.   For never giving up and for finding creative ways of working on your Roots & Shoots projects during this Pandemic.   Onwards and upwards. We look forward to seeing you again in September.   Have a lovely Summer break. Tara Golshan Executive Director, Education  

Overcoming the Nurdles – interview with Suparna Mathur, NYUAD Director of Community Outreach

“If we can change the perspectives of residents, however little, we know these changes plant the seeds for a stronger collective of environmentally conscious residents. ” says Suparna Mathur, Director of Community Outreach at NYUAD and organiser of The Great Nurdles Hunt Initiative, an advocacy initiative promoting marine conservation through community volunteering in the UAE. […]