Climate Change Challenge

New Delhi (India), July 21: A ground-breaking world competitors inviting highschool college students and educators worldwide to contribute their progressive concepts and options to fight the local weather disaster has been launched by Saïd Enterprise School on the College of Oxford and Burjeel Holdings. 

The Burjeel Holdings Oxford Saïd Climate Change Challenge culminates in a ceremony for ten finalists throughout COP28 in Dubai, later this December – 5 groups from the coed class and 5 people from the trainer class. They may have the outstanding alternative to current their options to a distinguished viewers in Dubai, and the winners will earn a coveted spot in a bespoke program at Oxford Saïd. Moreover, they are going to acquire entry to a vibrant neighborhood of influential entrepreneurs and thought leaders in innovation and social influence from across the globe.

The initiative, solid by way of a partnership between one in every of Europe’s main enterprise faculties and one of many Center East’s premier healthcare suppliers goals to give younger individuals the visibility and recognition they deserve on the worldwide stage. Because the local weather disaster looms, it’s essential to deal with future generations’ challenges within the coming many years.

Soumitra Dutta, Peter Moores Dean at Oxford Saïd, stated: “Climate change is essentially the most pressing risk to humanity and our younger individuals will likely be coping with its impacts in methods we don’t but perceive. We are going to solely cease this disaster by way of daring pondering, innovation, and creativity. That’s the reason, along with Burjeel Holdings, we’re asking at this time’s lecturers and tomorrow’s leaders, change-makers, and innovators to think about options now.

I look ahead to giving them a platform throughout COP28, and personally welcoming the winners to our School subsequent yr, the place they are going to be taught extra about fixing local weather change from our world-leading teachers.”

The competitors invitations college students aged 15 to 18 to current their proposals for addressing the local weather disaster throughout 5 key areas: air air pollution, excessive climate occasions, water shortage, meals safety, and vector-borne ailments. High college educators are inspired to take part by submitting local weather change lesson plans that elevate consciousness and encourage college students to assume creatively about tackling one of the vital urgent issues of our time. 

Highlighting the significance of empowering college students to drive significant options and speed up local weather motion, Burjeel Holdings founder and chairperson, Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, stated, “We’re thrilled to launch the Burjeel Holdings Oxford Saïd Climate Change Challenge, an initiative that sparks the transformative potential of the just about one billion-strong highschool college students and lecturers all over the world to have their concepts and classes heard all all over the world in addressing the generational challenge of local weather change. This competitors serves as a platform to domesticate the subsequent era of change brokers, empowering them to drive significant options and speed up local weather motion. By fostering a spirit of collective accountability, we’re nurturing a strong power that may form a extra sustainable world for themselves and future generations. In opposition to the backdrop of a climate-focused yr within the UAE, this problem amplifies the voices of our youth, permitting them to play a pivotal function in shaping a brighter and greener future.”

The profitable scholar staff and educator will likely be awarded an unique alternative to attend specifically curated programs at Oxford Saïd within the spring of 2024, situated throughout the prestigious College of Oxford. To be taught extra in regards to the competitors and take part, please go to the Climate Change Competitors web site for detailed info.

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