Muhammad Najem

the 2022 Young Activists Summit “Together we thrive” at the United Nations in Geneva.

the 2022 Young Activists Summit “Together we thrive” at the United Nations in Geneva.

YOUNG ACTIVISTS SUMMIT
The Young Activists Summit shines a spotlight on young change-makers advancing human rights or sustainability and helps them expand their impact.

The 2022 edition #YAS22 – held on 2 December at the United Nations in Geneva (Switzerland) – showcases young individuals who work tirelessly for an inclusive and equal world. Whether they address racism, girls’ education, disability, street children, environmental protection or LGBTQIA+ people’s rights, the 2022 laureates demonstrate that we should all stand in solidarity with discriminated individuals to make society thrive.

Pashtana Durrani, 24, Afghanistan – Underground schools for girls
Zulaikha Patel, 19, South Africa – Anti-racism
Sameer Jha, 21, USA – Safe classrooms for LGBTQ+ students
C’est Prévue Emmy Lusila, 21, DRC – Protecting street children
Sebastián Benfeld, 21, Chile – A pollution-free environment & protecting environmental defenders
Keely Cat-Wells, 26, UK/USA – Promoting disabled talent & changing mindsets through entertainment

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