Tag: Un Award

Invest India wins top UN award for promoting renewable energy investment

United Nations: Invest India has received the top UN Investment Promotion Award in recognition of its efforts to boost investments in the renewable energy sector in India. The award was presented by Armenian President Armen Sarkissian to Deepak Bagla, the CEO of Invest India, on Monday in Geneva at the inaugurations of the World Investment […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Major Suman Gawani Gets UN Award For Anti-Sexual Violence Campaign

United Nations: An Indian Army Major, who has been selected for the 2019 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award for her role in the organisation’s anti-sexual violence campaign, has been called a “powerful role model” by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Major Suman Gawani, who is with the Army Signal Corps, through her “support, mentoring, […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Kerala Health Min
Kerala Wins UN Award For Prevention, Control Of Non-Communicable Diseases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala bagged a United Nations award on Thursday for its “outstanding contribution” towards the non-communicable diseases-related sustainable development goals. The UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) award this year on prevention and control of non-communicable diseases was announced by World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The award recognises achievements during 2019 on the multisectoral […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Indian Outfit Wins UN Award For Efforts To Combat Climate Change Amid COVID-19

United Nations: An Indian organisation that leverages tourism and technology to help remote communities access solar energy has won a prestigious UN award for its efforts to combat climate change amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) is among the winners of the 2020 UN Global Climate Action Award. GHE is one of […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
In A First, Odisha Forest Officer Bags UN's Asia Environmental Enforcement Award
In A First, Odisha Forest Officer Bags UN's Asia Environmental Enforcement Award

Bhubaneswar: Bringing laurels for Odisha,  Sasmita Lenka, a female forest officer from Odisha, has been awarded with United Nation’s Asia Environmental Enforcement Award for her remarkable work in busting pangolin smuggling rackets in the State. Lenka, the Divisional Forest Officer of Athagarh, received the award under the ‘Gender Leadership and Impact’ category. The lady forest […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021