Recipient of 2010 CBS Outstanding Contributor Award
Recipient of 2010 CBS Outstanding Contributor Award.
Recipient of 2008-2009 CBS Global Chinese Outstanding Leader Award.
Noel Brown is the former Director of the United Nations Environment Program, North American Regional office. Over the past two decades, Brown represented the United Nations Environment Program at a number of the major international conferences and negotiations on environment and development issues and on international law, including the historic Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, 1992. He has initiated numerous innovations in the service of the earth's environmental protection and sustainable development. He is a founding member of the Aspen Global Change Institute, the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives, and Indigenous Development International. Brown currently serves as President of the Friends of the United Nations, a non governmental organization dedicated to advancing the cause of the United Nations by mobilizing public support on its behalf and directing public attention to its major programs and achievements. He is a fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences, Chairman of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism and Chairman of the Rene Dubos Center for Human Environments.