Nominations are now open for the 2015 Green Star Awards!
The Green Star Awards recognizes individuals and organizations that have made remarkable achievements to prevent or respond to environmental emergencies*.
Previous winners include the World Wildlife Fund, American Red Cross, Kenya Red Cross Society, Mayor Masahide Matsumoto (Japan), the New York City Hurricane Sandy Debris Removal Task Force, Prof. Nikola Nikolov (Macedonia), Mr. Sundar Prasad Sharma (Nepal), Prof. Sergiy Zibtsev (Ukraine) and Sir David Attenborough.
Do you know a Green Star?
Send your nominations before 10 November 2014.
Winners of the 2015 Green Star Awards will be invited to the awards ceremony in June 2015 during the Environmental Emergencies Forum (EEF) hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Olso, Norway.
The award is sponsored by OCHA, UNEP and Green Cross International (GCI).
Please visit our website (www.greenstarawards.net) where you will find more information on the nomination process as well as the nomination form.
*Environmental emergencies are disasters that cause severe environmental damage as well as harm to human health and/or livelihoods