Equator Prize Winners Honoured in New York

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On September 20, an award dinner was held in the American Museum of Natural History in New York to honour the 25 winners of the 2010 Equator Prize. The evening was divided into a policy forum, reception, and High-Level dinner and focused on the theme of “Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Climate Change: Scaling Up Local Solutions to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals”. In addition to the prize winners, those in attendance and presenting included, among many others, the Executive Secretaries of the Convention on Biological Diversity and Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Director General of IUCN, and UN Biodiversity and UNEP ambassadors Edward Norton and Gisele Bundchen. Materials from the evening’s programme, including videos, background papers, and media coverage, can be found here.

25 September 2010

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