Congratulations to President Jagdeo of Guyana

Minister Erik Solheim congratulates President Jagdeo of Guyana as The 2010 Champion of the Earth. This is  the United Nations’ highest awards for environmental leadership.

– I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to President Jagdeo. The award is a well-deserved recognition of his efforts in the international arena to achieve a low carbon future, and in particular, his work to highlight the role of forests in a future climate change regime. His promotion of low carbon development is an example for others to follow. I look forward to continue working with him in our common battle against climate change, says Erik Solheim.

Champions of the Earth

Source: Ministry of the Environment

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