Author: NeeshadShafi

Re-Attaching Young People to the Climate Crisis

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Environmental activism is not the first idea that springs to mind when thinking about Gulf countries. This is precisely what drove Neeshad Shafi from Doha, Qatar, to launch the Arab...

Interview featured in Qatar Today

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If want to begin to comprehend just how far – reaching an issue climate change is, how many stakeholders need to come together to make it work and what...

Qatar at the UN youth meet

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The Youth Assembly at the United Nations is a global gathering of youth leaders, social entrepreneurs and activists, aimed at empowering youth to become active agents of sustainable development....

‘Joint action, sustainable lifestyle needed to limit climate peril’

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Every year, June 5, is celebrated as World Environment Day which is the UN’s initiative for creating global awareness. When it comes to protecting the environment, Qatar is on...

The Arab world’s best weapon against climate change? Its young people

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Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing humanity. The IPCC’s recent report on global warming shows how no country is immune to the effects of climate change, including the...

Young climate change activist represents Qatar in Davos , Gulf Times, Feb 9, 2019

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A young Indian expatriate represented Qatar in the World Economic Forum (WEF) recently held in Davos, Switzerland as one of the 50 Global Shapers invited every year at the...

THE WORLD’S MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN CLIMATE POLICY

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At a time when young people everywhere are marching to demand action on climate, it’s more important than ever to celebrate and support those with the most power to...

Can fighting climate change bring the Arab world closer together?

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Pathways toward improved regional cooperation in the Middle East are rarely smooth, and the road towards environmental and climate action is no exception. Rarely benefiting from high-level political attention...

Co-Founder & Executive Director – AYCM QATAR

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Neeshad Shafi Co-Founder & Executive Director, An ecological consciousness revolution is need of the hour to address the current ecological crisis. Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar (AYCM Q) aims...

Curator – Global Shapers Doha Hub

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Neeshad Shafi World Economic Forum  City-based Hubs are the core of the Global Shapers Community. Each Hub is required to undertake an impact-generating project to better their local community....