Dia Mirza the former Miss Asia Pacific, actor, producer, entrepreneur, and environmentalist is appointed as UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador for India.
Dia is a great supporter of environment conservation and now she will take up the role of raising awareness of and seeking solutions to environmental issues that the world, and especially in India.
“I feel honored and inspired by this opportunity to work with UN Environment to protect the environment and promote sustainable development,” said Dia. “Environmental issues will be the defining challenge of this era, and I am committed to helping the UN as a Goodwill Ambassador to do everything I can to provide a better future.
“Together, we will continue working towards conservation of nature, tackling climate change and inspiring people to live more sustainably.”
Dia is a dedicated voice for change and has made a number of efforts in the field of social change, protection, and environment. She has been the face of many essential environmental campaigns across India and has worked towards the protection of wildlife.
As a Goodwill Ambassador, Dia will work with the United Nations to spread the message on main concern areas including clean air, clean seas, wildlife protection and climate change.
UN Environment head, Erik Solheim said “I am delighted to have Dia join UN Environment as a Goodwill Ambassador,” “India faces many challenges, in particular, the air pollution that is choking many of its cities. Dia’s influence can help to turn the situation around and create a healthy future for Indians and their environment.”
UN Environment is running a number of global campaigns, which are having a great impact by reaching millions of people to change behavior.
Dia has joined other proficient and enthusiastic past and present UN Goodwill Ambassadors, including UN Environment’s Li Binging, Gisele Bndchen, and Don Cheadle, and others such as Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Angelina Jolie, Katy Perry and Emma Watson.