CT008 – Climate Action: Young People are Doing the Right Thing

Meet our first female guest on the Climate Talk Podcast, widely regarded as the number one youth on the planet; Jayathma Wickramanayake needs little or no introduction, she is the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth. (UN Youth Envoy) and the brain behind the famous Hashtag Generation. Only a few people know that at 23, Jayathma served as a Senator in the Sri Lanka Youth Parliament.

Find more about Jayathma and her works for the Climate and youth people, on this episode of the ClimateTalk Podcast. This isn’t the typical Climate Talk Podcast, on the occasion of the International Youth Day 2019, we dedicate this to young people across the world who are taking action and making a difference.

You’ll also find out:

  • Why it is important for young people to be a part of decision-making at the global level.
  • Jayathma’s biggest achievement hitherto, as the UN Youth Envoy.
  • How you, as a young person, can start your journey towards making a difference.

…and a lot more.

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Climate Talk Podcast brings environmentalists, thought leaders, policymakers, and professionals from all walks of life converse around the subject of Climate Change, Climate Action, Climate Finance and other environmental subjects. Thanks to Media for Community Change Initiative and the International Climate Change Development Initiative (Climate Wednesday)

Production Team: ‘Seyifunmi Adebote (Host), Olumide Idowu & Jimoh Oluwatobi Segun.

Background Music: A Whole New World – Disney.


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