Meet the UN Equator Prize winners

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Helen Mills

137-139 West 26th ST

New York, New York 10001

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Meet the Equator Prize 2019 winners and hear local and indigenous voices advancing nature-based solutions to solve the global climate crisis. In this panel discussion, a few of the winners will present the inspiring work and the impact of their indigenous and local communities in protecting the planet. You will also have the chance to interact with all the winners ahead of the celebration of their achievements, the Equator Prize 2019 Award Ceremony on 24 September.


The Equator Prize is awarded to outstanding indigenous peoples and local communities that address climate change and reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of nature. The 22 Equator Prize 2019 winners are protecting, restoring and sustainably managing forest, marine, grassland, dryland and wetland ecosystems to address climate and environmental crises. In the process, they have created several thousand jobs and livelihoods, improved food and water security for hundreds of communities, protected endangered wildlife, and decreased risks from natural disasters. The communities reinvest revenues generated by their initiatives into water supply, education, women’s economic training and other development goals. For more information, please visit www.equatorinitiative.org.

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