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Announcement of the Inaugural Class of the Six Young Champions of the Earth

Announcement of the Inaugural Class of the Six Young Champions of the Earth

On 5 December 2017, UN Environment recognized the first six Young Champions of the Earth, each selected for showing outstanding potential to create positive environmental impact. Adam Dixon (UK), Eritai Kateibwi (Kiribati), Kaya Dorey (Canada), Liliana Jaramillo (Ecuador), Mariama Mamane (Niger) and Omer Badokhon (Yemen) will each receive USD 15,000 in seed-funding, tailored training and expert mentoring to support their implementation journeys over the coming year. More.