H.E. Abdul-Qader Ba-Jammal Champions of the Earth 2008 winner for his environmental policies as Minister and then as Prime Minister in Yemen. He established its Ministry of Water and Environment and the Environment Protection Authority.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Bayer first began cooperating on youth environmental projects in Asia in the late 1990s. In the summer of 2004, Bayer and UNEP signed a framework agreement to globalize this partnership, and the partners now jointly organize a dozen environmental projects for young people around the world.
FIFA have undertaken a major initiative to green the World Cup by reducing carbon emissions. It is a result of a partnership between the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and UNEP.
World Environment Day, commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action. Kick the Habit! Towards a Low Carbon Economy.
Dr. Atiq Rahman – Champions of the Earth 2008 winner for his national and international experience in sustainable development, and environment and resource management. He is one of the leading specialists in the field.
Have you ever wondered what you could do to change things around you?
Dr. Balgis Osman-Elasha Champions of the Earth 2008 winner for her work on climate change and adaptation in northern and eastern Africa.