Odisha CM Congratulates Sundargarh Girl For Nomination To UN Chief’s Youth Advisory Group On Climate Change
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday congratulated Archana Soreng for her nomination to UN Secretary-General’s Youth Advisory Group on climate change.
Congratulate Odisha’s @SorengArchana on being chosen in UN Secretary-General’s youth advisory group on climate change. Glad to see our young leaders taking lead roles in combating climate crisis. Wish her best.
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) July 29, 2020
Soreng, who hails from Sundargarh district, has been nominated to the group of seven young climate leaders who will advise UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on accelerating global action and ambition to tackle the climate crisis.
An official statement said, “Archana Soreng (India) is experienced in advocacy and research, and she is working to document, preserve, and promote traditional knowledge and cultural practices of indigenous communities.”
The other members are Nisreen Elsaim(Sudan), Ernest Gibson (Fiji), Vlaidslav Kaim (Moldova), Sophia Kianni (United States), Nathan Metenier (France) and Paloma Costa (Brazil).
The group has been established as a part of UN Youth Strategy.