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Young Water Scientists Call for Climate Action

Statement from the Stockholm Junior Water Prize winners 2019 to the United Nations General Assembly

On Friday 28th September, as young people around the world demonstrated for climate action, the Statement from the Stockholm Junior Water Prize winners 2019 to the United Nations General Assembly was released. The statement was first presented at the World Water Week during the Malin Falkenmark Young Scientist Symposium on Climate Change on 29th August 2019 and later sent to the United Nations General Assembly. It will also be shared at the Santiago Climate Change Conference (COP 25).

Zamir Borojevic, winner of the Swiss Junior Water Prize 2019 is among the 56 finalists from 35 countries who signed the Statement. The winners prepared the statement in the weeks previous to the World Water Week, and synthesised the final text as they came together in Stockholm. The Statement was published on the website of SIWI link.

Read the Statement from the Stockholm Junior Water Prize winners here.

Foto: SIWI

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