"Since we live on the same planet, we should all work together to implement the "Johannesburg Action Plan for Sustainable Development". This requires genuine exchange of expertise , capacity building & technology transfer."
"We cherish our environment because it is an integral part of our country, our history and our heritage. Our forefathers recognized the need to conserve it, and to preserve it for succeeding generations."
"The protection of the environment and natural resources and the conservation of biodiversity to develop our country as a safe place for living and for working and raising up new generations must remain the main pillars of any national strategy or local action plan"

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Founded in 1999 by UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Zayed International Prize for the Environment is meant to recognize and encourage environmental achievements supporting and promoting the implementation of Agenda 21, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation for Sustainable Development, in line with the vision and philosophy of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

The prestigious award of this Foundation is worth US$ 1 million, but the scope is not limited to Prize awards. The foundation endeavors to promote sustainable development through various environmental initiatives and through propagating environmental awareness, addressing sustainability issues, conducting international and regional conferences, workshops and seminars, raising consciousness among the public, professionals, trade and the fraternity; in addition to publications and community activities.


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WINNERS
  • Awarded to Former President Lee Myung-bak of the Republic of Korea
  • Awarded to Former USA President Jimmy Carter
  • Awarded to the BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION (BBC)
  • Awarded to MR. KOFI ANNAN, Former Secretary General of the United Nations
  • Awarded to Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland
  • Awarded to Paula Caballero Gómez, Colombia
  • Awarded to His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco
  • Awarded to Dr. Ashok Khosla
  • Awarded to Dr. Zakri Abdul Hamid
  • Awarded to Dr. Luc Hoffmann
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