The first edition of the World Prize of Green Citizenship awards the projects in favor of the Environment and Peace
The World Expo Sustainable Venezuela 2015, an event counted with the support of innovating and transformational proposals for the Environment, held its first edition at the Hesperia Hotel of the World Trade Center in Valencia, Carabobo State, on September 21st to the 27th.
The World Congress of Green Citizenship, held from September 23rd to the 25th, 2015, and organized by ECOVISION, Ecological Television Channel in Venezuela, and the Foundations FUNDECA, FUNVIVE and the GREEN CITIZEN FOUNDATION, carried out the first award night to the winners of the “World Prize of Green Citizenship” with the following categories: inspiring ecological leadership, social vision and action, political vision and action, entrepreneur vision and action, scientific – academic vision and action.
The objective of the World Congress of Green Citizenship is to “contribute towards the development of an environmental culture aimed at a sustainable development, promoting theoretic, methodological and practical exchange in the educational task, interdisciplinarity, and a generation with awareness and commitment that allows them to respond to the current challenges that are presented in the environmental area.”
The World Ambassador of the Activists for Peace is awarded for his work in favor of a greener world.
Forty nominations at a global level were made within the categories of the Green Citizenship Prize. Ecological leaders were nominated for their extensive trajectory in topics of awareness in environmental care and protection.
The ceremony held on the evening of September 25th, 2015, recognized in the category “Inspiring Ecological Leadership” the work of Pope Francisco, leader of the Catholic Church, for his “brave revolution” proposal to save the Earth from consumerism. In the Scientific Vision and Action Category, they recognized the academic work of Nobel Peace Prize 2007, Dr. Juan Carlos Sanchez. The award for the “Green Vision and Action” category was delivered to the Executive President of the GEAP, Dr. William Soto Santiago, recognizing his work aimed at promoting the recognition of our Mother Earth as a living being and the realization of real actions for the care and protection of the environment.
The award was given by Mr. Manuel Diaz, director of the Ecological Channel and the president of the Organization Committee.
“I am deeply grateful of the consideration given by the Green Citizen Foundation, the International Environmental Green Life Foundation FUNVIVE, the Carrillo Ecological Foundation FUNDECA, and the distinguished qualifying jury (…) for awarding me this recognition, which I receive with love in the name of thousands of Activists for Peace, volunteers of the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace.”
The Global Embassy of Activists for Peace will continue working hard in the promotion of actions to restore the harmony between Mother Earth and the human being.