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UNAA World Environment Day Awards 2010

Posted in Seeking by UNAAVictoria on April 20th, 2010

The United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) is a non-profit, non-government organization dedicated to promoting the objectives of the United Nations through its World Environment Day Awards, Media Peace Awards and Model United Nations Education Program.  The annual World Environment Day Awards were established by the Association in 2000. The Awards seek to focus community attention on the environment, and in particular on positive programs that are working towards protecting or restoring the world’s natural heritage.  Each year, the United Nations selects a theme for World Environment Day. This year has been declared as the International Year of Biodiversity and global citizens are urged to take action to safeguard the variety of life on earth.

You can take action and get involved by nominating for the World Environment Day Awards in 2010. There are a broad range of award categories providing opportunities for businesses, local governments, schools, community groups, individuals and the media to gain recognition for their environmental initiatives and achievements. Categories include:

  • Virgin Blue Business Awards
  • Department of Sustainability and Environment Biodiversity Award
  • WSP Lincolne Scott Sustainability Leadership Award
  • Szencorp Green Building Award
  • Local Government Awards
  • Meeting the Greenhouse Challenge Award
  • Media Award for Environmental Reporting
  • Excellence in Marine and Coastal Management
  • Community Award
  • Individual Award
  • Education/School Award
  • Excellence in Sustainable Water Management
Nominations close on May 14.

For further information or to download nomination forms go to or contact the office on: (03) 9670 7878 / email:

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