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Dec 7, 2015

Maya Leaders Alliance Receive Equator Prize 2015

The Maya Leaders Alliance received the prestigious Equator Prize 2015 Award earlier today at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris.  The organization is being acknowledged on the world stage for its outstanding achievement in improving sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities.  The MLA is among twenty-one winners of the prize this year.  Receiving the award on behalf of the Maya community was MLA spokesperson Cristina Coc and Toledo Alcaldes Association President Alfonso Cal.  Presenting them with the award was actor and conservationist Alec Baldwin.

 

[Award Presentation to Maya Leaders Alliance…]

 

The winning initiative also received ten thousand U.S. dollars.

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