PM Narendra Modi receives UNEP ‘Champion of the Earth’ award


Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on October 3 received the United Nation’s highest environmental honour ‘Champions of The Earth’ award from the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, at a ceremony in New Delhi.

Speaking at the event, PM Shri Modi said, “It is an honour for Indians. Indians are committed to save the environment.”

PM and French President Emmanuel Macron were jointly awarded the UN’s highest environmental honour, the UNEP Champions of the Earth award, for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance and promoting new areas of cooperation on environmental action.