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UNEP Receives 2015 Africa Peace Award for Environmental and Development Work

14 Jul 2015 | by unep.org
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) received on Monday the Africa Peace Award, conferred by the United Religions Initiative-Africa (URI-Africa) to distinguished individuals or organizations for efforts towards sustainable peace, environmental protection, development, democracy and good leadership on the continent.

The award is presented annually since 2007. Its previous recipients include the Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the UN Economic Commission for Africa.