President of the 73rd UN General Assembly wins the Champion for People & Planet Award 2019

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On 10 August 2019, the President of the General Assembly, Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés received the Champion for People & Planet Award from the Give Me 5 Campaign, in recognition for her genuine commitment to communicating strong and clear messages about the importance of protecting and preserving our planet. Her signature environmental campaigns: ‘Play […]

Leading by Example: The UN goes Green

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The latest edition of the Greening the Blue report by the United Nations team dedicated to helping UN agencies go green was released yesterday. The report shows a record number of UN entities – 39 – that were climate neutral for 2016! This is a great step by the UN towards leading by example. For […]

Has Climate Change made the Caribbean Uninhabitable?

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We have been talking about climate change for as long as I can remember. Scientifically speaking, it was in 1958 that Charles David Keeling began systematic measurements of atmospheric CO2 at Mauna Loa in Hawaii and in Antarctica. Keeling’s measurement project provided hard evidence of rising concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere. This project continues still today […]

Mr. Andrei Carabelea of Romania is the first Give Me 5 – “Champions for People and Planet” 2016 Award

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In commemoration of the first anniversary of the launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, The Give me 5 Campaign proudly announces the Give me 5- “Champions for People and Planet” 2016 Award for outstanding contribution and individual recognition to Mr. Andrei Carabelea, the President of “Sens Civic” Association in Romania, for his incredible contribution […]