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2016-01-11 00:00:00 / World Award

Iran: Awarding of the Energy Globe World Awards

Vize-president Massoumeh Ebtekar
with organizer of the
Energy Globe World Awards

Awarding of the best environmental projects worldwide

In less than a week at last, on 19th January, the Energy Globe World Awards, the world prizes for sustainability, will be awarded yet again. In the center of this TV gala which is broadcast worldwide and which is seen by around a billion people there will be the nominees who will compete in the 5 categories Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Youth. Event location of this unique environmental gala is the Milad Tower in Tehran which towers as a symbol above the 12 million city. All newspapers in Tehran announced this event on a big scale.

Presenters will be President Rohani, the Indian Minister Maneka Gandhi, Peace Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Munasinghe as well as high-level representatives of politics and economy.
With this gala which will be joined by representatives of around 70 countries, a new era of sustainability shall be initiated in Iran. The program for the use of renewable energies, e.g. 5000 MW photovoltaics in the coming 3 years is astounding.

The motto of this event is to stop talking and start acting – a vision shared by the nominees who have been chosen by the international jury this year from almost 2000 submissions from 177 countries.
The projects include a recycled skyscraper in Australia, a program to combat erosion in Ethiopia, a rainwater park in China and also a drinking water program in Tanzania. Also the youth shows how much they care for the preservation of our Earth with projects like an environmental football tournament in Belize or an education program for young farmers in Nigeria. Detailed information about the nominees can be found at

One thing is for sure: The quality of these projects shows that there is a solution for each problem on our Earth readily available. Sustainable implementation is all we need.

The Energy Globe TV gala can be watched live on 19th January from 6 a.m. onwards at May the environment be the winner.