Den Haag - Kehkashan Basu heeft zojuist de Internationale
Kindervredesprijs uit handen van Nobel Vredesprijswinnaar Professor
Muhammad Yunus gekregen in de Ridderzaal in Den Haag > > Fotograaf: ANP IN OPDRACHT
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The Hague - Kehkashan Basu is awarded the International
Children's Peace Prize by Nobel Peace laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus in
the Ridderzaal (Knight Hall) in the Hague. > > Photographer: ANP IN
OPDRACHT Rick Nederstigt ** The photo and caption are outside the
responsibility of the General News Service of the ANP. This photo is free
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Kehkashan Basu is an award-winning teen environmental activist born
in the United Arab Emirates to Indian parents. The ambitious teen
founded child-run organisation Green Hope at the age of 12 and
within four years managed several successful environmental projects,
including planting 5,000 trees in Colombia, France, Mexico, Nepal, Oman
and the United States. The organisation is based in the United Arab
Emirates, which now has more than 1,000 volunteers in 10 countries
around the world.
Basu was was awarded the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize at the UN conference last year and used her speech to urge ecologists not to lose hope in their battle to fight climate change, despite scepticism from world leaders.
Read more in https://rosie.org.au/blog/10-teens-using-girl-power-change-world/