Pakistan’s ‘Journey of A Hundred Leaves’ highlighted at APAN 2018, ADB Manila

Ammara Farooq Malik Manila- 17th-19th October 2018. Over a thousand international climate change practitioners, engineers, policy makers and scientists gathered in ADB Regional Headquarters, Manila for the much awaited 6th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum, hosted by the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network, with its secretariat at the United Nations Environment Programme in Thailand and Read more about Pakistan’s ‘Journey of A Hundred Leaves’ highlighted at APAN 2018, ADB Manila[…]

SYLCI Conducts Recycling Activity with Syrian Refugee Children

The Seplaa Young Leaders’ Club International flanked by Amal Malik, visited the Yusra Community Center in Fateh, Istanbul on 23rd February, 2018. The visit was part of the planned activities to be covered for the project ‘Journey of a Hundred Leaves’ Book Project. It is the first Pakistani Young Girls’ Led International Climate Change Adaptation Read more about SYLCI Conducts Recycling Activity with Syrian Refugee Children[…]

Pakistani Child Advocate speaks at Global Youth Forum on Climate Change

Colombo- Pakistani child, Dina Fraooq Malik (11) was selected as the only Pakistani and youngest participant to speak at the Global Youth Forum on Climate Change (GYFCC) as part of the Sri Lanka Next Conference & Exhibition at Colombo on 18th October, 2016. The GYFCC was attended by 200 international participants including students, academia, media Read more about Pakistani Child Advocate speaks at Global Youth Forum on Climate Change[…]

SYLC 100 Leaves Campaign Part 2: An International Child Advocacy Campaign to highlight Climate Change Impact

Report by Amal Farooq Malik and Dina Farooq Malik  SEPLAA Young Leaders Club. The SEPLAA YLC, through one on one interactions, explained the concept of the SYLC 100 Leaves campaign to over 47 experts from 27 countries at the 5th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum in Colombo from 17-19 October, 2016. The campaign was a 10 Read more about SYLC 100 Leaves Campaign Part 2: An International Child Advocacy Campaign to highlight Climate Change Impact[…]

SYLC 100 Leaves Campaign Part 1: The Advocacy Plan

It takes 1000 years for polyethylene bags to break down. Reduce the usage of plastic bags! SEPLAA Report: The SEPLAA Young Leaders Amal Farooq Malik (13) and Dina Farooq Malik (11), attended the 5th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum in Colombo from 17th-19th October 2016. It was a great learning opportunity for the young Read more about SYLC 100 Leaves Campaign Part 1: The Advocacy Plan[…]

International Environment Campaign Launched by Pakistani Children

Colombo- The SEPAA Young Leaders will be conducting an international environment preservation campaign called the ‘SYLC 100 Leaves Campaign’ to highlight the need for environment preservation and climate change adaptation from 14th- 20th October, 2016. The campaign comes as a follow up activity of the SEPLAA Young Leader’s Club semester on ‘Creativity for Change- Climate Change Adaptation’ Read more about International Environment Campaign Launched by Pakistani Children[…]

Creativity for Change Semester: Climate Change Adaptation

The members of the SEPLAA Young Leaders held a Youth Policy Dialogue on ‘Climate Change Adaptation’ and created a position paper on the matter that will be forwarded to relevant stake holders in August 2016 as part of the Creativity for Change’ Semester. The young leaders discussed the role of youth in climate change adaptation, suggested Read more about Creativity for Change Semester: Climate Change Adaptation[…]

Engaging Pakistani Youth in Climate Change Adaptation

By Amal Farooq Malik. Of all the development areas, climate change is an area that is not getting its due share of importance amongst the youth of Pakistan. Youth aged up to 25 years of age accounts for more than 65% of the total population in Pakistan making them an important priority area to engage Read more about Engaging Pakistani Youth in Climate Change Adaptation[…]

SYLC Community Action Post 1: Healthy Children, Healthy Pakistan

By Waleed Akbar, SYLC Peace Semester 2016 Participant. As part of the Peace Semester research work, participants were assigned topics to conduct their field research on. Hand washing is an activity that the SEPLAA Young Leaders want to promoted amongst their community and peers. -SYLC Team’s note.  To promote hand washing in Pakistan amongst the Read more about SYLC Community Action Post 1: Healthy Children, Healthy Pakistan[…]

Water: A Gift

By: Shahzeb Khan Water is truly important, Arrives from a source distant, Every year we have monsoon showers, Which bring to life, attractive flowers, All of us need water for our health, Whether or not we possess any wealth, Children anticipate jumping in the pool, Especially on hot days in school, Next to our cities Read more about Water: A Gift[…]