Dia Mirza's special moment with Alec Baldwin at United Nation's 'Champions of the Earth' awards

Dia Mirza's special moment with Alec Baldwin at United Nation's 'Champions of the Earth' awards
By: IANS
Updated: 28 Sep 2018 09:40 PM
New Delhi: Actor-environmentalist Dia Mirza says meeting Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin was a special moment. Dia hosted United Nations (UN)'s "Champions of the Earth" award with Baldwin. "I have had the honour to host for the second year in a row Champions of the Earth Awards, a truly motivating and inspiring platform that brings together some of the finest human beings on the planet," Dia said in a statement.

"To be able to host this year's awards with Alec Baldwin made the experience all the more special," added the UN Environment's Goodwill Ambassador for India.


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I have had the honour of hosting for the second year in a row Champions of the Earth Awards, a truly motivating and inspiring platform that brings together some of the finest human beings on the planet. People and organisations that truly care about progress and the planet united by the belief that profitability cannot come at the cost of the environment. To be able to host this year’s awards with @alecbaldwininsta made the experience all the more special! Congratulations to all the winners 🌏💚 Young Champions of Earth Heba - @eng.heba_farra empowering communities by teaching women how to live sustainable lives. Shady - @shady_rabab makes music out of trash! Teaching the world to see, feel and do something about our plastic waste. Gator - @coralvitareefs grows corals!!! He aims to revive coral reefs protecting vibrant ecosystems and the communities that depend on them. Arpit - @arpit_dhupar captures pollution and makes it valuable! His Chakr Shield captures particulate matter from Diesel engines and turns it into ink to target deadly pollution. Hugh - @evoccolife’s app shows us we can be informed consumers and make smarter choices for a sustainable future #MirandaWang is making renewable chemicals from plastic waste, turning waste into a resource for a sustainable economy! And #MiaoWang’s #BetterBlue initiative aims to navigate the deep ocean to pioneer marine protection and education. #YoungChamps you are all SO awesome! Champions of The Earth Science and Innovation to @impossible_foods @beyondmeat for their breakthrough meatless revolution! #JoanCarling Lifetime Achievement Award. Joan Carling, one of the most prominent defenders of environmental and indigenous rights has been at the forefront of conflict for land and the environment for more than 20 years. A true hero. Policy Leadership to @emmanuelmacron and @narendramodi for championing the International Solar Alliance, promoting cooperation on environmental action and PM’s Modi’s pledge to eliminate all single use plastic in India by 2022!!! Cochin Airport For Entrepreneurial Vision by making Cochin Airport completely powered by Solar Energy. #EarthChamps #YoungChamps #SDGs #Heroes


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The awards were presented on September 26 in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also got the award. He dedicated it to the countrymen and the country's tradition of coexisting with nature. (IANS)

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