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2007 Nobel Prize for Peace
Prof. Munasinghe shows the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize gold medal and certificate at award ceremonies in Oslo in Dec. 2007.
Exchanging mutual congratulations with co-laureate 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, Mr. Al Gore, former US Vice President.
Congratulated after keynote speech at 10th Nobel Laureates Summit in 2009, by conference Chairman Mikhail Gorbachev, 1990 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Receiving Anita Garibaldi Gold Medal and Certificate, highest Brazilian honour from Governor of Santa Caterina, with Prof. Yunus 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Felicitated on behalf of Sri Lanka government in 2008,  by four Cabinet Ministers: Hon. J. Seneviratne, Power & Energy; Hon. A.H.M. Fowzie, Petroleum; C. Ranawake, Environment; & P. Dayaratne, Plan Implementation (not shown), for bringing great honour to the country, as the first Sri Lankan to share a prestigious Nobel Prize.

Receiving congratulations from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II regarding the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, after his Westminster Abbey speech on Commonwealth Day 2008.
Felicitated by H.E. Chakib Khelil, OPEC President and H.E. Neeli Kroess, European Union Commissioner for 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, at OPEC Summit, Algiers 2008.
Felicitated at Full Formal Assembly of Royal College, Colombo in Oct. 2007, for bringing great honour to his alma mater and Sri Lanka, by sharing 2007 Nobel Prize for Peace.
Awarded D.Sc. by Sabaragamuwa Univ., Sri Lanka, "for exceptional services to humanity, distinguished scientific contributions and sharing the 2007 Nobel Prize for Peace", 2013.

Receiving from Bangladesh President, H.E. Prof. Dr. Iaujuddin Ahmed, the Order of Distinguished Fellowship, for outstanding world contributions to energy, economics and environment.
Felicitated by Hon. Cristina Narbona, Spanish Environ. Minister & Prof. Thomas Schelling, Economics Nobel Laureate 2005, at "Sustainomics" book launch.
Awarded the Swarnavahini Sri Lanka Abhimanya (Excellence) Prize for outstanding scientific and research contributions, in Colombo, 2006.
Felicitated by Hon. Qin Dahe, Chinese Minister of Meteorology, at launch of book "Climate Change and Sustainable Development" in Beijing, 2006.
Felicitated by Brazilian Environment Minister Marina Silva, on behalf of Brazilian Government for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, in Rio de Janeiro, 2007.
Awarded the Sarvodaya Prize for exceptional contributions to humanity, peace and development in Colombo, 2007.
Received the 2003 Adelman-Frankel prize for unique & innovative energy research contributions, from the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE-USAEE).
Receiving from Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka Minister of Energy, a lifetime outstanding achievement award given by 16 premier Professional Societies, 2005.
Congratulated by H.E. J.R. Jayewardene, Sri Lankan President, for his new book on Energy Management, in Colombo, 1985. Prof. Munasinghe was Senior Energy Advisor to the President.
Congratulated by His Excellency Madhav Kumar, the Nepalese Prime Minister, after delivering opening keynote speech at International Workshop, in Kathmandu, 2009.
Felicitated by Prof. Elinor Ostrom, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize for Economics, at 2010 launch of 2nd ed. of his highly acclaimed book “Making Development More Sustainable”.
Congratulated by Prof. Joseph Stiglitz (centre), winner of 2001 Nobel Prize for Economics, and HE Jose Maria Figueres (left), Ex-President of Costa Rica, at UK launch of 2nd ed. of book.
Presented with Distinguished Citizen certificate & keys of Santo Domingo, capital of Dominican Republic by Mayor R. Salcedo, on behalf of H.E. Danilo Medina, President of DR, June 2013.
Honored by Pakistan Soc. of Dev. Econ. (PSDE) in Islamabad, Dec. 2013. He delivered Allama Iqbal Distinguished Guest Oration & received award for exceptional research on Energy & SD.
Honored by Senate of Chile in May 2014, with special award recognizing global contributions to SD & CC, presented by Senate President Isabel Allende
Felicitated for his book by Dominican Republic President Medina, April 2014. Prof. Munasinghe is chief advisor to the Presidemtial Commission created to clean up the DR's major Ozama River.
Bestowed by Senior Minister for Scientific Affairs, Hon. Tissa Vitarana in Aug. 2014, the top award for “Eminence in Engineering”, given by IESL, the apex Engineering body in Sri Lanka.
Exchanging greetings with Takehiko Nakao, President of Asian Dev. Bank, after delivering keynote speech at ADB High Level Int. Conf. on Learning & Innovation, Manila, Sept. 2014.
Felicitated by HE Thorhild Widvey, Minister of Culture in Norway, after giving historic 100th Anniversary Thor Heyerdahl memorial oration and presenting book, Sept. 2014.

Welcomed by HE Sen. Minister Gustavo Montalvo, Chief of Staff to President Medina of Dominican Republic, Feb. 2015. Prof. M. is Sen. Advisor to Pres. Medina on Ozama river clean-up.
In May 2014, providing guidance on sustainable mining in Chile, to Public Works Minister Alberto Undurraga, Dr. A. Horvath, President, Instituto Libertad, & Environment Minister Pablo Badenier.
Greeted by H.E Jerzy Buzek, Former Polish Prime Minister and President of European Parliament, after keynote speech at the 20th Anniv. Conf. of Green Cross Int., in Geneva, Sept. 2013
With Valli Moosa, Environment Minister of South Africa, after they both delivered keynote speeches at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2013 in Bonn.
Welcomed by H.E. Ngole Philip Ngwese, Cameroon Minister of Forestry and Wildlife, when he gave opening keynote speech at the African Forests Conference in Yaounde, March 2013.
With His Majesty King Phillipe of Belgium, former Crown Prince (right), and Antonio Di Giulio, DG, European Commission, Dec. 2012.
Congratulated by H.E. Eamon Gilmore, Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland, after giving opening keynote speech at 40th Anniv. Conf. of Trocaire, March 2013.
Warmly greeted by H.E. Steven Vanackere, Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, after keynote speech at Brussels Sustainable Development Summit (BSDS 2012), Dec. 2012.
With Ms. Jody Williams, 1997 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Both delivered plenary keynote speeches at the major international conf. on “Communications & Sustainability”, in Brasilia, Sep. 2012.
Warmly welcomed by H.E. Marco Antonio Raupp, Minister for Science, Tech. & Innovation, Federal Republic of Brazil, at the Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil, June 2012.
Congratulated by H.E. Heinz Fischer, Federal President of Austria after delivering keynote speech at the Intl. Congress on World Hunger & Sustainable Dev. in Vienna, June 2012.
Greeted by H.E. Jigmi Y. Thinley, Prime Minister of Bhutan when he delivered keynote speech at the High Level UN Conference on Wellbeing and Happiness in New York, April 2012
Congratulated by His Excellency Mario Soares, ex-President of Portugal, at the International Tribute to President Gorbachev organized by the Govt. of Portugal in 2011
Congratulated by HE Guoguang Zheng, Chinese Minister of Meteorology and Climate at launch of Chinese edition of his book: "Making Development More Sustainable", in 2010.
Those who matter most -- the future generations, including my grandchildren Linara (Lena) right, and Ayaan (Baboo) left.
Welcomed to Governing Board of Green Cross Int., in Zurich 2010, by HE Mikhail Gorbachev, GCI President & 1990 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Mrs. Sria Munasinghe also present.
With Chinese action mega-star Jet Li, Chairman of The One Foundation, and Mrs. Sria Munasinghe, after delivering a keynote speech on sustainable development, in Guiyang, China, 2009.
Felicitated by Taiwan Environment Minister, His Excellency Winston Dang, after delivering a keynote speech to Ministers and senior government officals, in Taipei, 2007. 
In discussion with Sheikh Al-Nahayan, senior Minister of the United Arab Emirates, on education and training for sustainable development, in Abu Dhabi, 2008.
Exchanging greetings with former UK PM, Tony Blair, when they delivered twin plenary keynote speeches, to brief Chinese Ministers and senior officials at EcoForum 2009, China.
With World Environmental Ministers, after giving keynote speech on "Integrated Environmental Planning for Sustainable Development", 2006.
Greeting Danish Prime Minister, H. E. Lars Rasmussen, while briefing European Union Leaders in Brussels, in preparation for World Climate Change Summit (COP15), 2009.
Welcoming UK Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Margaret Thatcher at the opening of the Victoria Dam, Sri Lanka, 1985. Prof. Munasinghe was Senior Energy Advisor to the President of Sri Lanka. 
Exchanging greetings with His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General, in Valencia, 2007. Earlier, Prof. Munasinghe gave a keynote speech at UN General Assembly in NY.

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