Green Star Awards

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A select group of outstanding individuals and organisations from around the world, who have confronted environmental emergencies ranging from the Fukushima nuclear disaster and Hurricane Sandy, to forest fires and climate change, were honoured on 2 September 2013 as recipients of the third Green Star Awards.

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The biennial Green Star Awards are a joint initiative between the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Green Cross International and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

The 2013 awardees were:

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