Nominations Open for UNEP Champions of the Earth Award 2016!

Deadline: 30 April 2016

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is currently inviting applications from individuals and organizations worldwide for its 2016 Champions of the Earth Award.  The Award seeks to build on this by highlighting individuals and organizations who show leadership and vision in delivering on the environmental dimension of the sustainable development agenda.

The Programme will focus or address the sustainability of natural resources poverty, health, food and agriculture, water and sanitation, human settlements, energy, climate change, sustainable consumption and production, oceans, and terrestrial ecosystems.

Award Category

  • Policy Leadership
  • Science and Innovation
  • Entrepreneurial Vision
  • Inspiration and Action

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominations are invited from individuals and organizations who exemplify leadership and advocate action on sustainable development and climate change at the national, regional and global levels.
  • All nominations must be supported by three endorsers.
  • Persons may nominate themselves, their own organizations, or a third party whom they believe should receive recognition.
  • Press clippings, testimonials and photographs may be sent to support the nomination.

How to Apply

Applicants must fill the Nomination form via given website.

Note: Short-listed applicants will be contacted for further supporting information.

For more information, please visit Champions of the Earth 2016.