Champions of the Earth 2014
November 21, 2014  //  By:   //  Blog Post, Featured  //  No Comment
Maria Ivanova and Champion Laureate Fatima Jibrell

Maria and Fatima Jibrell

 

On November 19th, the United Nations celebrated some of the most outstanding visionaries and leaders in the field of the environment at the 10th annual Champions of the Earth award ceremony. Past recipients come from diverse fields and backgrounds, and they include scientists, educators, political leaders, architects, and more.  This year’s ceremony was hosted by Gisele Bundchen, UNEP Goodwill Ambassador and longtime Boston resident. Prof. Maria Ivanova was in attendance, and has provided the pictures in this post.

 

The 2014 Champions of the Earth laureates are:

Sylvia Earle and Achim Steiner

Sylvia Earle and Achim Steiner

 

More information on each of the Champions and their contributions to the world can be found here.

 

About the Author :

Michael Denney is a PhD student in the Global Governance and Human Security program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is a Research Associate at the Center for Governance and Sustainability.

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