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Environmental Emergencies Forum

In 2015 AGEE has become the Environmental Emergencies Forum (EEF), an open platform organised as a conference to raise awareness, advocate for action, and create partnerships across stakeholder groups. The previous Steering Committee has been replaced by a smaller, more active Strategic Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (SAGEE).

EEF brings together key government, industry, academic, and non-governmental representatives from around the world to improve prevention, preparedness, response and overall resilience to Environmental Emergencies. Participants include: representatives of UN member states, UN agencies and programmes, regional organizations, humanitarian actors, disaster response authorities, academia and research facilities, private sector, industry groups and donors involved in the field of environmental emergency preparedness and response

To download the 2015 EEF Outcome Document, click here.

Green Star Awards

The Green Star Awards recognize those who have made remarkable efforts to prevent, prepare for, and respond to environmental disasters around the world.

The Awards hail real-life heroes from around the world. They commend those who not only exercised courage and leadership to rise from the ruins of environmental disasters, but more importantly, those who worked tirelessly to prevent such crises, and established measures to brace for their impact.

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Green Cross International and the UN Environment Programme are the joint organizers of the Awards.

To find out more information on the Green Star Awards, click here.

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