On the occasion of International Women's Day – 8 March 2006 – on the theme: "Women
in Decision Making: Meeting Challenges, Creating Change", UNEP is paying
tribute to the contributions of women to environmental conservation
This website introduces a database of influential women in the
field of the environment who UNEP believes should
be honoured and whose work should be recognized.
UNEP invites individuals and organizations to add to this list by nominating
women who they feel have made a significant and recognized contribution,
nationally, regionally or globally, to the field of the environment. Eventually,
UNEP would like to produce a comprehensive Who's Who of Women and the Environment.
can propose themselves, or they may choose to nominate a third party. Eligibility
will be based on proven achievements.
Before submitting their nominations, nominators are advised to peruse the database to confirm that the nominee is not already included.
Nominators are required to complete and submit the nomination form, which
is available both online and
in hard copy. To obtain a hard copy, please contact Ms. Rajinder Sian at the
following e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org .