Marina Silva

Honorary Council

Marina Silva is a historian and environmentalist. She was elected a senator in 1994 and re-elected in 2002. Ms. Silva was the Brazilian Minister of Environment of from 2003 to 2008. For her performance in favor of the environment, she received several international awards, such as the United Nations’ “Champions of the Earth”; the Sophie Prize from the Sophie Foundation; the Climate Change Award from the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation; and the WWF Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.