On 29th of March, Impulsouth partners hosted a side event on Youth Leadership in Global Climate Action at the MENA Climate Week 2022.

The event brought together youth advocates and prominent actors in climate action of the MENA region who highlighted the pertinent role of youth-led science, research, innovation and entrepreneurship as a key component on the agenda toward a net-zero society.

Meet the panellists below and watch here the video of the event, moderated by United Nations University.

  • Mr. Neeshad Shafi, director of the Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar,

recognised as one of the World’s 100 Most Influential People in climate policy, https://www.aycmqatar.org/our-people/neeshad-shafi.html

  • Dr. Faten Attig Bahar, Postdoctoral researcher and scientist on climate and energy at the National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunisia (ENIT),  Steering Committee member of Future Earth WFE Nexus KAN Environment,https://futureearth.org/contacts/faten-attig-bahar/

  • Dr. Adel Ben Youssef, professor at University Côte d’Azur, and Tunian negotiator on climate finance during Cops 23, 24 and 25.


  • Mr. Nazeh Ben Ammar, vice-president of Carthage Business Angels Network and member of the American and German chamber of commerce in Tunisia.
  • Ms. Nathalia Mamede, Impulsouth junior consultant, Youth20 Indonesia Brazilian delegate for Sustainable & Livable Planet.