Campaign for Climate Action Launched by FairGaze, UNIC

11 Nov, 2021

Campaign for Climate Action Launched by FairGaze, UNIC

Summary: FairGaze, India's leading school-focused media ecosystem, in partnership with United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan (UNIC) launched a three-month student-led campaign School Champs for Climate Action to spread awareness around climate change and the need to Act Now. The campaign, which coincides with ongoing COP26, is aligned with SDG 13 and involves a pan-India contest for school students to share their impact stories of sustainable actions against climate change.


New Delhi, 11 November 2021: FairGaze, India's leading school-focused media ecosystem, in partnership with United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan (UNIC) launched a three-month student-led campaign School Champs for Climate Action to spread awareness around climate change and the need to Act Now. The campaign, which coincides with ongoing COP26, is aligned with SDG 13 and involves a pan-India contest for school students to share their impact stories of sustainable actions against climate change.

The online announcement event of the campaign saw the participation of Ms. Shachi Chaturvedi from UNIC, Ms. Nita Arora, Principal of Venkateshwar International School, and Mr. Sudheen M, Director of FairGaze who addressed a large audience of students, parents, teachers, and Principals from schools across India. Ms. Alankrita, the host from FairGaze gave an explanatory presentation on how the students could participate in the contest.

Ms. Nita Arora, who was also the moderator of the event, highlighted the importance of climate change and said, "Climate change impacts both the life and livelihood of people across the world." Ms. Shachi Chaturvedi explained the Ten Impactful Actions suggested by the UN encouraged students to speak up and said, "Talk to your neighbours, your family about climate change and repercussions."

Speaking on the launch of the campaign, Mr. Sudheen M said, "FairGaze has been conducting campaigns aligned to SDGs for several years now with lakhs of student engagements across India." He added, "I look forward to the support of Principals, teachers and parents to encourage students to take advantage of our programs and activities, focused on assisting these students to become global citizens."

FairGaze is the leading school media and an engagement ecosystem for holistic development, which works with various stakeholders and policy makers, including organisers of premium events associated with the education industry. FairGaze engages with over 350,000 students from over 13,000 schools across India. FairGaze works with schools to help manage their newsletter, conduct holistic development programs, SDG activities, MUNs, promote the sports and cultural functions of the schools and recognise the achievements of the students.

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