Kehkashan Basu

Green Hope Foundation

Kehkashan Basu

Green Hope Foundation

Biography

Winner of the 2016 International Children’s Peace Prize, 17 year old Kehkashan Basu, has been impacting the global fraternity with her grass roots level work on environmental conservation through youth empowerment. She is the Founder President of Green Hope Foundation, which engages and empowers thousands of youth, especially girls and those who are marginalized such as refugees , across several countries from Canada , Middle East and the Indian subcontinent .  She is the former Global Coordinator for Children & Youth of UNEP being the first minor, ever, to be elected into this position. She is also a United Nations Human Rights Champion, the Youth Ambassador of World Future Council, a Climate Reality Leader and the Honorary Advisor for the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development – New York.

All sessions with Kehkashan Basu

Panel: Educating the Next Generation

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Nine Network of Public Media