29 Nov 2017 Video Chemicals & waste

Meet Omer Badokhon, UN Environment Young Champion of the Earth for West Asia

UN Environment today made Yemeni engineer Omer Badokhon a Young Champion of the Earth for his work on biogas plants which could improve thousands of rural livelihoods in his war-stricken homeland.

“I am passionate about the environment and sustainable energy, and have dedicated myself to environmental protection, integrated development and biodiversity conservation in Yemen,” Omer said. “This award is a great honor that will help me to upscale my initiative, forge ties with international organizations and help my country.”

https://youtu.be/jPRpAP1SjP8

Meet the other 2017 Young Champions of the Earth

Liliana Jaramillo, UN Environment Young Champion of the Earth for Latin America & the Caribbean

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQl6UA2izEk

Kaya Dorey, UN Environment Young Champion of the Earth for North America

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-rpmq6XVrU

Adam Dixon, UN Environment Young Champion of the Earth for Europe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7ReU6dtJNM&t=15s