Bokaro girl to participate in UN Climate Action, Meet Bangkok

Bokaro: Bokaro girl, Jigyasa Jha has been selected as one of the 150 delegates worldwide to attend the Regional Dialogue on Youth Empowerment in Climate Actions to be held virtually on 9-10 February this year.

Jigyasa, a Class 11 student of DPS Bokaro is among the few selected for the prestigious Conference amongst 1000 plus applicants.

The Regional Dialogue is co-convened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bangkok Regional Hub, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) East Asia and the Pacific Regional Office, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Regional Collaboration Centre – Bangkok,

The purpose of the Regional Dialogue is to enhance youth empowerment for climate actions in leading up to the Asia-Pacific Climate Week and the COP 26 in the United Kingdom and beyond, informed a school authority.

Principal, DPS Bokaro A. S. Gangwar congratulated Jigyasa on her feat and said that it is indeed a proud moment for the school. He suggested that more students try and participate in these kinds of conferences and events as they are eye-openers and bring new avenues.

Earlier, Jigyasha had bagged a silver medal in ‘Shaastra Juniors’ conducted by IIT Madras. Shaastra Junior conducts quiz competitions which include numerous workshops and chess competitions.

She was also invited for the 2021 Harvard College Conference, held virtually from 15 to 18, January this year.



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