Monday, July 20, 2020

Thunberg receives €1m Prize for Humanity

Environmental Activist, Greta Thunberg, on Monday received the prize for humanity of the Portuguese Gulbenkian Foundation and was awarded 1 million euros (1.1 million dollars).

The 17-year-old Thunberg received the prize for her fight against climate change and the ecological crisis.
The activist, who is the first person to receive the prize, was selected among 136 nominees from 43 countries.
The Head of the jury, Jorge Sampaio, said a great majority of jury members voted in favour of Thunberg.

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