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Mika Vanhanen shortlisted for Forest Heroes Award by United Nations

posted Dec 28, 2011, 2:27 AM by Mika Vanhanen   [ updated Dec 28, 2011, 3:02 AM ]

Mika Vanhanen has been shortlisted for the United Nations International Year of Forests – Forest Heroes Award, one of only three individuals being considered for the prestigious European category. The five winners (one from each continent) will be announced and awarded at the Forests 2011 Closing Ceremonies on the 9th of February 2012 at  the United Nations in New York. UN will feature the stories and work of all five winners on the International Year of the Forest 2011 website to inspire and influence all of us. 

Vanhanen was nominated for the award by European Forest Institute and supported by Jane Goodall Institute and ENO schools around the world.  He is recognized about tree planting campaign in the Environment Online -ENO, a global virtual school for sustainable development that he founded 11 years ago.

http://www.un.org/en/events/iyof2011/forests-for-people/awards-and-contests/forest-heroes-programme-and-award/

 

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Mika Vanhanen,
Dec 28, 2011, 2:27 AM
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