The Ministry of Climate Change in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a comprehensive report on “Youth and Climate Change Perception” in Islamabad on Sunday.
Malik Amin Aslam, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change was the chief guest on the occasion.
Senior management of the Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and the UNDP including Naheed Shah Durrani, Secretary, MoCC and Ms Aliona Niculita, UNDP Resident Representative attended the event.
The study explores the youth of Pakistan’s varied perspectives on climate change, against themes of vulnerability, adaptation strategies, regulatory knowledge, and climate advocacy; and provided crucial insights into the background, knowledge and awareness of youth about the concept, causes and effects of climate change.
The survey has also been included in Pakistan Economic Survey 2020-2021. Speaking on the occasion, Malik Amin Aslam, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change stated, ‘Pakistan’s youth carries incredible potential to ensure sustainable development.