Hosting the Launch of NCEJ – The inaugeration of the National Council of Environmental Journalist was held on Nov 13, 2012. I had the honor of not only being the youngest member accepted into the council but also was chosen to host the launching event of the council at Pearl Continental in Karachi Pakistan. Members in … Continue reading

Convention on the Rights of the Child – A Glimpse

Less Talk, More Action

Students at the Summit on Climate Change

UNICEF Back on track: Young people as agents of change

[View the complete report on UNICEF Back on track] By Anna Azaryeva  NEW YORK, USA, 25 February 2011 – This week UNICEF launches the State of the World’s Children Report. This year’s report entitled Adolescence. An Age of Opportunityfocuses on the 1.2 billion young people around the world

New York Times: Young Activists Seek Roles on Energy, Climate

[Read the complete original report in the New York Times]    By ANDREW C. REVKIN A comment contributor in  this weekend’s open discussion over at Climate Progress is seeking help. He describes himself, essentially, as an aspiring, yet despairing, young energy and climate activist who still hopes to make a difference despite his conviction that “civilization is imploding. … To … Continue reading

Times-Herald Record: Exchange student at Middleton High speaks at UN

[A news report in Times-Herald Record] By Heather Yakin Times Herald-Record Published: 2:00 AM – 10/08/09 MIDDLETOWN — After two months in the United States, 15-year-old Aown Shahzad has already spoken on the floor of the United Nations and met U.N. Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon

Young people appeal to world leaders at UN Summit on Climate Change

[Read the complete report on the UNICEF website]  By Miriam Azar NEW YORK, USA, 22 September 2009 – A delegation of young people appealed to world leaders for meaningful action today at the UN Secretary-General’s Summit on Climate Change. The group of 13 young participants, ranging from 14 to 18 years