The Champions of the Earth nomination period closed on 5 May 2019.
The Champions of the Earth award is the UN’s highest environmental honour. It is conferred to individuals or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the protection and restoration of the environment. There are four distinct categories:
A UN Environment Jury is responsible for reviewing nominations and rewarding Champions in each of the four categories and awards are conferred annually by the UN Executive Director.
This year’s winners will be announced during the UN General Assembly week in New York.
Nominations have now closed