Nominations are now open for the 2017 Green Star Awards. These awards recognize outstanding individuals or organizations that have made remarkable efforts to prevent, prepare for, and respond to environmental emergencies, and to integrate environment with humanitarian action across the world. The Green Star Awards are a collaborative initiative between OCHA, Green Cross International (GCI), and UNEP.

Do you know a potential Green Star Awardee? You can nominate them by visiting:, where you will find full details on the nomination process, including the nomination form (the form can also be downloaded at:

See a video highlighting the work of the Women’s Refugee Commission, one of the 2015 Green Star Award winners:

The nominations are open until early 2017.


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