The “Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” programme has been hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research for over 10 years. It is held under the patronage of the German Minister of Education and Research, Anja Karliczek. Honouring 25 young international researchers each year, the programme has successfully fostered the global exchange of innovative green ideas within the field of sustainability. Since 2009, 257 outstanding scientists from 69 countries have been recognised for their achievements and their contributions to making their communities, countries and societies more sustainable. For further information, click here .