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Revealed: Might 7, 2020 3:44:49 pm
Actor and environmental activist Dia Mirza has turn into the United Nations Setting Program (UNEP) Nationwide Goodwill Ambassador for an additional two years, until the tip of 2022.
Lauding the actor’s efforts to create environmental consciousness in India, the UN has referred to as her contribution as ‘enormously valued’.
Expressing delight at Dia’s continued function as its Nationwide Goodwill Ambassador, Dechen Tsering, Regional Director and Consultant for Asia and the Pacific, UNEP mentioned the organisation positioned nice worth on influential voices like hers to amplify the impression of UNEP’s analysis and initiatives, which goal to raised perceive and tackle the important environmental problems with the occasions.
Dia Mirza, who can be a United Nations Sustainability Improvement Targets Advocate, has been a long-standing voice for change and a supporter of environmental conservation in India. She has carried out numerous initiatives to ban single-use-plastic.
The actor sees the extension of her tenure as one other alternative to work in direction of championing nature. She mentioned, “I’m grateful for the chance to proceed to function UNEP ambassador. My affiliation with the United Nations Setting Programme has been a rare studying curve. It has outlined my function and I hope to proceed to study and make a distinction in direction of bettering environmental consciousness. Now greater than ever earlier than we have to make each effort potential to behave on local weather, defend wildlife, biodiversity, and safe our pure sources.”
On the units of her final present, Dia introduced all the crew with metallic water bottles customised with every of their names, in order that they might use these bottles sooner or later as an alternative of utilizing single-use-plastic bottles.
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