EILST has been presented with the following awards:

  • the prestigious “Green Star” Award by UNEP/OCHA and Green Cross International for the contribution of the EILST in post-disaster response, reconstruction and environmental protection. May
  • a Special Congressional Recognition by US Senator Carolyn Maloney for the “outstanding efforts and invaluable contributions to the environment.” March
  • the “Global Citizenship Award for Leadership in Assisting Humanity” by Orphans International Worldwide. February
  • the International “Goddess Artemis Award” by the Euro-American Women’s Council for the efforts in building bridges between the U.S. and the European Union regarding environmental and public health protection. June

EILST is offering – on a non-regular and exceptional basis – a honorary award to personalities for their contribution to the benefit of mankind. The most recent awards have been presented to:

  • Nicolas Chronis, Prof. of Ann-Arbor, Michigan USA, for his research in the development of effective disease monitoring and prevention mechanisms in Africa;
  • Nectarios Polychroniou, Consul of Botswana to Greece, for his contribution to the reconstruction after the wild fires in Western Greece in 2007 that destroyed the majority of the forest capital of the area;
  • Marianna Vardinogianni, President of the Elpida Institute against Children Cancer and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.