SHARHABIL BIN HASSNEH ECOPARK, TOP 100 GREEN DESTINATIONS, 2016
EcoPeace’s Sharhabil Bin Hasseneh (SHE) EcoPark was named as one of the Top 100 Green Sustainable Destinations for 2016. The award celebrates the efforts of tourism destinations that maintain responsible and sustainable tourism initiatives and is a follow-up to National Geographic Traveler’s Destinations Stewardship surveys and the 2014 Sustainable Destinations Global Top 100. The Top 100 initiative aims to recognize tourism destinations that have worked hard to make a difference and take sustainability seriously.
NGO ADVISOR, TOP 200 NGOs IN THE WORLD, 2016
EcoPeace was recently ranked by NGO Advisor as a top 200 NGO of the World
. We were selected out of thousands of NGOs for outstanding impact, innovation and governance. NGO Advisor is a Geneva-based independent media organization that produces the Top 500 NGOs, a series of reviews of the best nonprofit organizations from around the world. Currently on its fourth edition, NGO Advisor combines journalism with comprehensive research to highlight innovation, impact, and governance in the nonprofit sector.
NATIONAL ENERGY GLOBE AWARD, 2016
On June 5th, World Environment Day, our Youth Water Trustees program was selected as the Palestinian winner for the Energy Globe Award
. The Energy Globe Award was founded in 1999 by Austrian energy pioneer Wolfgang Neumann and is one of today’s most prestigious environmental awards. The award presents successful, sustainable projects with the Energy Globe Certificate, an internationally recognized hallmark for sustainability and comes one year after our Jordan River Rehabilitation project
won the Energy Globe Award for Israel.
THEISS INTERNATIONAL RIVER PRIZE, Finalist, 2015
EcoPeace was named a finalist for the 2015 Theiss International Riverprize
for our work on the rehabiliation of the Lower Jordan River. This prize is one of the world’s most prestigious environmental awards, given to organizations that have demonstrated their outstanding achievement and commitment to restoring and protecting the world’s rivers. We are honored to receive this recognition and will continue to work towards rehabilitating this vital River! Read more about our achievements
in rehabilitating the Lower Jordan River.
NATIONAL ENERGY GLOBE AWARD, 2015
EcoPeace’s Jordan River Rehabilitation Project has been awarded the National Energy Globe Award
. With more than 170 participating countries and over 1500 project submissions annually, the Energy Globe Award is today’s most prestigious environmental prize worldwide. Our project was presented on June 5th, 2015 at the UN’s World Environment Day, under the patronage of UNESCO and in cooperation with UNEP. Click here to see a full view of the banner
we received, and here for the Certificate
GLOBAL JOURNAL TOP 100 NGOs LIST, 2013
EcoPeace Middle East is honored to have been named one of the Top 100 NGOs
in the world by The Global Journal in their 2013 edition. The Global Journal Top 100 NGOs list
is the first comprehensive ranking of organizations operating within the non-profit world. A Geneva and New York based organization, their definition of NGO’s are operational or advocacy focused non-profit organizations active at the local, national or international level. This year, they considered a pool of approximately 450 NGOs based on three key criteria: impact, innovation and sustainability. The 2013 list features organizations from 27 countries that work across a range of sectors. EcoPeace received the highest ranking of NGOs based in the Middle East.
MOUNT ZION FOUNDATION AWARD, 2011
The Mount Zion Foundation has its seat at the Institute for Jewish-Christian Research (IJCF) at the University of Lucerne in Switzerland, and grants the Mount Zion Award every other year to persons of Jewish, Muslim or Christian faith, who have significantly contributed to the Jewish-Christian dialogue or to the understanding of the three Abrahamic religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, in Israel. Read more
in the speech given by Abbot Gregory Collins from the Dormitio Abbey in Jerusalem during the ceremony…
OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AWARD, 2011
Each year, the International Development Committee (IDC) of the Association for Conflict Resolution
(ACR) honors exceptional work promoting conflict resolution in development projects around the world. The award aims to celebrate leadership in the field and draw attention to the importance of conflict resolution in creating stronger democracies and economies.
ARISTOTLE ONASSIS PRIZE FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT, 2010
EcoPeace Middle East is the recipient of the first Onassis Prize for the Protection of the Environment. The prize rewards persons or organizations on a biannual basis for “outstanding contributions towards protecting and improving the environment, including sustainable use of energy”. Read more in their press release…
EURO-MED AWARD FOR DIALOGUE. 2010
Taking place this year on the theme of ‘Intercultural Dialogue for Ecological Sustainability, the Dialogue Award is unique in the fact that it is bestowed and voted upon by members of the Anna Lindh Foundation’s region-wide Network of 3000 civil society organizations working across the 43 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean. Read more on their webpage
GREEN GLOBE AWARD, 2010
EcoPeace’s Good Water Neighbors project was awarded the Green Globe Award for the best Environmental Education project this year. Life and Environment, the umbrella organization of environmental organizations in Israel, awards the “Green Globes” – the “Environment Oscar” – to activists, groups and companies for environmental action in Israel.
SKOLL AWARD, 2009
TIME MAGAZINE, 2008
TIME selected EcoPeace Middle East’s three directors as Environmental Heroes alongside internationally renowned leaders, entrepreneurs and scientists in the environmental field…(read more
SEED Finalist Award, 2008
EcoPeace Middle East was honored to be selected to receive the SEED Finalist Award for our Jordan River Peace Park initiative…(read more
ENERGY GLOBE AWARD, 2006
The international Energy Globe Award distinguishes the best projects in the five categories earth, fire, water, air and youth. Energy Globe invites outstanding sustainable best practice projects to participate in the annual competition. From all over the world, some 800 projects and initiatives are submitted annually to compete for the award. EcoPeace’s Good Water Neighbors Project won the Honorary Award