• Day 2: Wednesday, 20 December
  • 14:00-14:30
  • Room: New York

Announcing Wangari Maathai Award recipient

New York

This year’s Wangari Maathai Award will be given to an individual for her/his outstanding achievements in raising awareness of the key role forests play in supporting local communities, rural livelihoods, women and the environment. The winner will receive a cash prize of USD 20,000 along with international recognition. Mr. Hiroto Mitsugi, Assistant Director-General FAO of the United Nations will address the audience on this occasion, after which the announcement of the winner will be made.