Popular Bollywood actress and personality Dia Mirza is an integral part of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and her role as goodwill ambassador is now said to have been extended until 2022.
Speaking of which, she said, “I am grateful for the opportunity to continue serving as an Ambassador for UNEP. My association with the United Nations Environment Program has been an amazing learning curve, ”she said, adding:“ This has defined my goal and I hope to continue to learn and make a difference to improve. environmental awareness. Today more than ever, we must do everything to act on the climate, protect wildlife and biodiversity and secure our natural resources.
Emphasizing the role played by Dia, Dechen Tsering, UNEP Regional Director and Representative for Asia and the Pacific, said: “Your support for UNEP as a Goodwill Ambassador since 2017 has been greatly appreciated. Your contributions to World Environment Day, the fight against plastic pollution, the circular fashion and other UNEP campaigns and initiatives have helped broaden the reach and impact of our outreach. We are counting on you. to continue to help us in our advocacy efforts and to communicate to the public the vision and values that guide our work. ”
On top of that, she also serves as an advocate for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and sees the extension as another opportunity to work to make a difference for nature.