Ms. Nisreen Elsaim

UN Secretary General youth adviser on climate change

Nisreen Elsaim is an environmental and climate activist, started activism in 2012, with a Bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Khartoum, Sudan. She pursued her master's degree in renewable energy from the same University.
General coordinator for Youth and Environment - Sudan (YES) platform to give all environment working youth the networking they need.
Also, Ms. Elsaim is the Chair of Sudan Youth Organization on Climate Change (SYOCC) which youth-led organization.
As part of many regional and international platforms Nisreen Led and mentored a large number of young people within YOUNGO, PACJA, Abu Dhabi youth Voices, and others Nisreen is also a junior negotiator with the African Group of Negotiators in technology transfer. focusing on the policies of countries regarding climate change and renewable energies.
Wrote several policy papers on climate change, renewable energy, gender, and youth empowerment.

03.00 - 04.00 PM Panel

Tuesday 24th Nov

Climate change and the future of our region

Despite having contributed the least to global warming and having the lowest emissions, Africa faces exponential collateral damage, posing systemic risks to its economies, water, and food systems, public health, agriculture, and livelihoods, threatening to undo its modest development gains and slip into higher levels of extreme poverty.