A Somalian environmentalist has won the 2014 UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) Champions of the Earth award for her fight against illegal charcoal trade, an official said Friday.
The opposition Left Front Monday directed all its activists to block Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy`s much acclaimed and UN award winning "mass contact programme".
Kerala CM Oommen Chandy will receive the UN Global Award for Public Service from Ban Ki-Moon at a ceremony to be held in Bahrain on Wednesday.
Maharana Arvind Singh Mewar of the erstwhile royal family of Udaipur has become the second Indian to be named for the eighth Women Together Award.
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