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Bank al Etihad and UNICEF renew partnership to empower young climate leaders

Jordan Daily – UNICEF and Bank al Etihad have renewed their partnership for a second year, reaffirming their commitment to empower young individuals in Jordan to actively engage in climate action initiatives within their communities and on national and global platforms.

Under this collaboration, over 1,500 youth aged 10 to 24 years, hailing from all regions of Jordan, will receive comprehensive training, resources, and skills necessary to participate effectively in climate-related endeavors, according a statement sent to Jordan Daily.

Furthermore, this partnership will enable numerous young climate leaders and advocates to undergo specialized training and receive support to develop youth-driven solutions to address the pressing climate crisis. These emerging climate leaders will also have opportunities to advocate for climate action during crucial decision-making events, both on a national and global scale.

Nadia Al Saeed, Chief Executive Officer of Bank al Etihad, expressed the significance of empowering young climate leaders, emphasizing their role in securing a more promising future. She stated, “We are proud to renew our commitment with UNICEF, working hand in hand to equip Jordan’s youth with the knowledge and tools they need to drive positive change in the face of climate challenges.”

Philippe Duamelle, UNICEF Representative to Jordan, highlighted the essential role of the private sector in fostering youth-led innovation and progress in addressing the climate crisis. He stated, “We are delighted to renew our partnership with Bank al Etihad to give young people in Jordan the skills and opportunities they need to lead climate action for a more sustainable future.”

Bank al Etihad’s support will also enable young voices from Jordan to be heard at the Local Conference of Youth on Climate Change (LCOY) in Amman from October 2-5 and as part of the Jordanian delegation attending the COP28 Climate Change Summit in Dubai in November.

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