COP 22- Morocco- Empowering young people- Faouzia Bahloul

COP 22- Morocco- Empowering  young people- Faouzia Bahloul

The 12th   Conference  of youth  will be held in Marrakech from 4 to 6 November, prior to COP 22. Since 2005, young people meet every year before the UN Climate Conference. Faouzia Bahloul, one of the two winners of COP 22 video competition, will  be one of  the ambassadors of young people from Tunisia.

By Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache

This year will be special as  the COP 22 Morrocan presidency  message calls  for action during the UN Climate Conference .  Young people are invited to participate in  various workshops, lectures, exhibitions.

faouzia_bahloulFaouzia Bahloul, one of the two winners of COP 22 video competition,  will  be one of  the ambassadors of young people from Tunisia.

She will work with the communications team of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as a reporter.

In  her video  “ Thinking Renewable”, she  explains the research she did for two years  on biogas produced and  microalgea. “Think Renewable” is about the need to increase the use of renewable energy. Faouzia Bahloul won the UN competition earlier this month.

Watch her video

Author: Houmi

Based in Paris, Houmi Ahamed- Mikidache is the founder and editor in chief of Era Environnement. She manages two teams of journalists based in Africa who write on climate change and sustainable development. She is also a media trainer.

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