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Young Changemakers take part in Climate Action and Sustainability workshop

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New Delhi : A two-day Climate Action and Sustainability workshop was held in Delhi at the Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) Camus at Tughlaqabad. The workshop was attended by over 24 young changemakers and campaigners who are currently working at different intersections of climate change in areas such as agriculture, health and solid waste segregation and its proper disposal.

The changemakers were trained in skills of how to start their own campaigns using digital advocacy tools of storytelling and how to create their own content around their specific issue. The larger aim of the workshop was to train these changemakers in skills of reaching out to decision makers to address their issues and build in accountability among those in power to tackle climate change. This workshop was held as a part of Youth Ki Awaaz’s project #WhyonEarth, which among other things; aims to build a network of over 100 young changemakers working on addressing climate change-related issues. The 2-day session featured interactive sessions with experts from the field of environmental economics; media and the Central government. The experts included Dr PC Maithani, Director, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy; Kanika Chawla; Lead Policy scientist at the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water; Kumar Sambhav, Consulting  Editor with the Business Standard.

The participants worked on developing their own individual campaigns addressing different aspects of climate change. Over the next one-month, these campaigners will work on evolving their campaign ideas and reach out to various decision makers to address specific concerns as a part of their campaigns.

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