Momentum for Change: Showcase Event
Thirteen game-changing initiatives from around the world honoured as winners of a prestigious United Nations climate change award at a special ceremony.
To help celebrate and recognize the achievements of the 2016 Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities, attendees at the gala event were treated to inspirational videos and a lively musical performance by Karim Tadlaoui.
The Momentum for Change initiative is spearheaded by the UN Climate Change secretariat to shine a light on some of the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people are doing to address climate change.
Master of Ceremonies
- Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse CEO and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador
- Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General
- UNFCCC Spokesperson Nick Nuttall
- Teresa Ribera, Momentum for Change Advisory Panel Chair
- Asma Lmnawar, Moroccan singer
- Lee Pace, Hollywood actor
- M. Sanjayan, global conservation scientist, writer, and Emmy-nominated television host
- Fernando Meirelles, film director, producer and screenwriter
- Karim Tadlaoui