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Licypriya Kangujam named Earth Day Network 'rising Star'
- October 3rd 2019 : by Earth Day Network at Washington, USA -

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 Licypriya posing with the Earth day Network Rising Star recognition certificate in her residence. She received it via post
Licypriya posing with the Earth day Network Rising Star recognition certificate in her residence. She received it via post



Indian Climate Activist girl Licypriya Kangujam named as the "Rising Star" by Earth Day Network on Wednesday. She receives the honour in recognition of her excellent work doing for a cleaner, greener and less polluted Earth with the occasion of the 150th Birth Anniversary Celebration of Mahatma Gandhi on International Non-Violence Day 2019.

"As is evident, your efforts have a tremendous positive impact on Earth and are indeed shining examples for all to follow not just youth, but adults as well.", stated in the letter sent to Licypriya by Earth Day Network Headquarter based in Washington DC, USA.

The letter also mentioned, "Earth Day Network looks forward to continuing our association with you to work for the good of our common heritage, Earth. Congratulations once again, and thank you, not just from the team at Earth Day Network, but all of humanity, for the work you do."

Licypriya said, "Today, I received this honour on my 8th Birthday Anniversary. This is the best gift I ever received and also I never expected such great global organization will recognise my works I‟m doing in a small way with the small capacity I have."

"I would like to thanks all global advisors of Earth Day Network, Team Earth Day Network Headquarter, and South Asia & India Office for nominating my name for this great honour. I would like to dedicate this to all my fellow climate activist friends across the globe." she added.

 Licypriya protest in front of the Parliament House to enact the climate change law
Licypriya protest in front of the Parliament House to enact the climate change law



Licypriya is the first person receiving such special recognition in the World in very young age from Earth Day Network. Licypriya is demanding to enact a climate law since July 2018 in India and all countries of the World to fight the global climate crisis by action.

She is leading various environmental campaigns in India and various parts of the World at the aged of 7 years old with her Child Movement. She further said, I am going to file a petition soon in the Supreme Court to provide good clean air. I am difficult to breathe the air now as I don‟t know what chemicals are on it."

"I will also file a petition in Hyderabad High Court soon against the extraction of Uranium by killing Nallamara Forest. We have many things to do", she added.

Earth Day Network is the world‟s largest environmental movement to diversify, educate and activate the environmental issues worldwide. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 as a global important day under the Earth Day Network to demonstrate support for environmental protection in more than 193 countries with over 1 billion people participation since 1970.

It can be noted that on Earth Day 2016, the landmark Paris Agreement was signed by the United States, China, and some 120 other countries. This signing satisfied a key requirement for the entry into force of the historic draft climate protection treaty adopted by consensus of the 195 nations present at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.

Recently, Licypriya was also featured by United Nations Headquarter during the UN General Assembly 2019 amongst the 7 other young strong climate activist of the World including Greta Thunberg of Sweden in "Fighting for a Stolen Future". She is currently working as Child Ambassador in International Youth Committee.

(Jayanta Patra)
President
International Youth Committee
World Youth Complex,
Safdarjung Enclave,
New Delhi, India 110 029
www.iyc-hq.org


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This was posted on 04th October 2019

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