SHEIKH HASINA RECEIVES CHAMPIONS OF THE EARTH AWARD


SHEIKH HASINA RECEIVES CHAMPIONS OF THE EARTH AWARD

Hasina12Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has received the prestigious Champions of the Earth award.

The Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and UN Environment Program Executive Director Achim Steiner handed over the award to her at a program in New York on Sunday.

Prime Minister dedicated the award to the people of Bangladesh and said that Bangladeshis learend how to tackle climate change, disasters and survive.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has received the UN’s highest environmental honor – Champions of the Earth – in recognition of Bangladesh’s initiatives to meet the challenges of climate change.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has received the UN’s highest environmental honor – Champions of the Earth – in recognition of Bangladesh’s initiatives to meet the challenges of climate change.

The UN said the award, in the Policy Leadership Category, recognized ‘Bangladesh’s first-off-the-block initiatives under Prime Minister Hasina’s government to prepare the ecologically fragile country for the challenges it faces from climate change’.

Hasina12Since its introduction in 2004, the Champions of the Earth award has recognized 67 laureates in the categories of policy, science, business, and civil society.

The other winners of 2015 are the National Geographic Society (Science and Innovation); Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura (Entrepreneurial Vision); and South Africa’s Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit (Inspiration and Action).

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SEPTEMBER 28, 2015

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