UNFICYP Youth Champions
We are very proud of the 20 UNFICYP Youth Champions, who have been selected among many other very qualified candidates.
UNFICYP Head of Mission and Special Representative of the Secretary-General Elizabeth Spehar congratulated all the champions and expressed her admiration for their commitment to protecting their shared environment and building peace in Cyprus.
In the first online training session, presentations were made by Ms. Serife Gunduz and Mr. Michalis Loizides, co-heads of the Bicommunal Technical Committee on Environment.
The United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake also expressed her support to UNFICYP’s Environment and Peace - Youth Champions initiative via a video message.
The UNFICYP Youth Champions for Environment and Peace initiative is based on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.
The views, thoughts and opinions of the individuals designated as UNFICYP Youth Champions for Environment and Peace are expressed in their personal capacity and do not necessarily represent the views of the United Nations, UNFICYP, their officials or personnel.