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Dia Mirza Appointed as UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India

Dia Mirza has been appointed UN Environment's Goodwill Ambassador for India.
 
  • She has been recognised by the United Nations for her contribution to environment conservation
  • As a Goodwill Ambassador, the actor will work with the UN to further spread the message on priority areas including clean air, clean seas, wildlife protection and climate change. 
  • Hollywood stars such as Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Angelina Jolie, Katy Perry and Emma Watson are some former ambassadors of UN Environment.

United Nations Environment Programme

  • The United Nations Environment Programme is an agency of United Nations 
  • It was founded by Maurice Strong, its first director, as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference) 0n 5 June 1972
  • UN Environment's current Executive Director Erik Solheim 
Dia Mirza Appointed as UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India Dia Mirza Appointed as UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India Reviewed by insiya yadav on December 01, 2017 Rating: 5

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