Licypriya Kangujam

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Licypriya Kangujam Blue Badge.png (born 2 October 2011) is an Indian child environmental activist[1]. In 2019, she has been awarded the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Children's Award, the International Children's Peace Prize and the India Peace Prize. In 2019, he was selected as a special environmental activist in the United Nations Development Program along with Greta Thunberg and Jamie Margolin. The India Times ranked her as India's youngest climate activist.

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Licypriya Kangujam at the United Nations Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand on 5 September 2019.
Born
Licypriya Kangujam

(2011-10-02) 2 October 2011 (age 9)
Bashikhong, Manipur, India
OccupationStudent, environmental activist
Years active2019–present
MovementThe Child Movement
Parent(s)
  • Bidyarani Devi Kangujam Ongbi (mother)
  • K. K. Singh (father)
RelativesChinglensana Kangujam (uncle)

Early life[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Licpriya Kangujam was born on 2 October 2011 in a middle class family in Bashikhong district of Manipur, India, the eldest daughter of KK Singh and Bidrani Devi Kangjum Ongbi. When he was seven years old, Conguzam began to talk about his efforts to tackle climate change and disaster risk reduction. In June 2012, he addressed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in front of the Indian Parliament building[2] in protest of the implementation of India's climate change law[3][4][5]

2019 Activism[edit | hide | edit source]

Visit to Africa[edit | hide | edit source]

Kangujam participated in the UNESCO Partners Forum 2019 (biennial Luanda) in Luanda City, invited by the Ingoso, the African Union and the Angolan government. She spoke on the subject of climate change, with the President of Angola Joe Lorenko, the President of Mali Ibrahim Baubakar, the President of the Republic of Congo Denis Sassou Nareso, the first lady of Namibia Monica Jingos. , 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner Dennis Mukwez, UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azul, Guinean Deputy Prime Minister Francois Fall and all African Culture Ministers.

Future planning for survival[edit | hide | edit source]

Licpriya brings a symbolic device called Sukifu (Survival Kit for Survival) to prevent air pollution on October 4, 2019. Litter-ready almost zero budget kit to provide fresh air to our body when pollution rate is high. This wearable plant is a recognition of the green movement for air pollution. Anyone can create this idea at home for fresh air to enter our lungs directly from recycling waste. He presented it as a symbol of protest in front of the Punjab and Haryana assembly buildings before the swearing in of newly elected MLAs and ministers of Haryana. He called upon the leaders in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) to find an immediate solution to the current crisis of air pollution.

In an interview with The Northeast Today, he said: "This is the ultimate solution. Those who are obliged to ensure a 'secure future' for their 'Generation Next' are not qualified." "" I am Chiku Chiu's "Planet Trip ". "This discovery sends a fatal message about environmental degradation and calls into question the planet's unknown future and environmental degradation," Liquipria told the Shillong Times. Governments are blaming each other instead of finding long-term solutions to serious air pollution. Children cannot go out of their homes in Delhi. The government has closed all schools. They must act now or our future will die."

He said the project was inspired by Delhi's air pollution problem and did not want its message to be just about the environment, but about the same adaptability that presented him with a mission, the qualities of resilience that now and the future Need to be maintained in In Sukifu, a poached plant is placed inside a clear backpack (rucksack), which shakes a tube and expands fresh air into a mouth mask. It takes a bold, abstract on the oxygen tank. The transparent rucksack has a plant that connects to the respiratory tract. Another hole at the bottom provides natural fresh air inside the tank with four layers of activated carbon. Plants symbolize our dying environment and our planet for humans. No chemicals or electricity were used on this device.

He created the model with the help of Professor Chandan Ghosh of Indian Institute of Technology Jammu (IIT). Ghosh told The Tribune, "Many parts of Delhi have recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 999. It is not possible to send it out on the night of Diwali. A normal limit of 60 is set. I have been working for the health of children and infants. I am worried about. Lipripia is sending a strong message to all those who are destroying our future. According to a city-wide survey, air pollution in India per year It is estimated to kill 1.5 million people, the fifth largest killer in India, the world's largest death rate due to chronic respiratory diseases and asthma. In Delhi, low-quality air is available to almost all children. 2 million or 50 percent of the lungs are damaged. D term solutions are needed to protect people's health, especially children and our environment.

2020 Activism[edit | hide | edit source]

The World Economic Forum 2020[edit | hide | edit source]

In 2020, Licpriya issued a letter to participants at the World Economic Forum urging activists Greta Thanberg, Louisa Newbauer, Isabel Axelson and Laukina to immediately suspend fossil fuel subsidies to oil companies, banks and the government. "We don't want these things until 2000, 2030 or 2021, we want them now - we call on world leaders to stop investing in fossils," he said in an article in The Guardian. . Instead of the energy economies that are at the very center of this planetary crisis, they should invest in their sustainable existing technologies, research and nature recovery. The term durability should not be left out. "