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Archana Soreng Indian climate activist, has been named by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to his new advisory group comprising young leaders who will provide perspectives and solutions to tackle the worsening climate crisis, as the global body mobilizes action as part of the COVID-19 recovery efforts.

Archana Soreng joins as 6th Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change. Soreng is experienced in advocacy and research, and she is working to document, preserve, and promote traditional knowledge and cultural practices of indigenous communities. 

Secretary General Youth Advisory Group

The members of the Secretary-General Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change represent the diverse voices of young people from all regions as well as small island states. They will offer perspectives and solutions on climate change, from science to community mobilization, from entrepreneurship to politics, and from industry to conservation. The young activists, aged between 18 and 28 years, will advise the United Nations chief regularly on accelerating global action and ambition to tackle the worsening climate crisis.

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