UN Environment Young Champions of the Earth Prize 2022 for Young Environmental Leaders
To highlight the importance of ecosystem restoration, the 2022 call especially encourages the nomination of people and organisations who have contributed to preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of ecosystems worldwide. Almost one year since the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, there has never been a more urgent need to revive damaged ecosystems than now. The healthier our ecosystems are, the healthier the planet and its people.
Who can Apply
- Individuals, government entities, groups and organisation may be nominated under the categories of Policy Leadership, Inspiration and Action, Entrepreneurial Vision, and Science and Innovation.
- Nominations are open to everyone.
In 2022, nominations for Champions of the Earth are especially encouraged of individuals and organisations who have helped prevent, halt, and reverse the degradation of ecosystems worldwide. We are looking for inspirational leaders that are leading the charge in action for:
- Climate – Strengthening ecosystem resilience and halting emissions.
- Nature – Protecting what we have and restoring what we’ve lost.
- Pollution – Tackling waste and pollutants threatening human and ecosystem health.
Application Deadline: 11 April 2022.
For more information, please contact: Keishamaza Rukikaire, Head of News & Media, UN Environment Programme
Moses Osani, Media Officer, UN Environment Programme
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