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Updated: February 24, 2021

Young activists called on world leaders on Saturday to take decisive actions against the worsening climate crisis threatening the entire planet.

 From the left, the UN  Secretary General Special Envoy on Youth,  Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake;   UN Special Envoy on Climate Change, Luis Algona DE Aba;  UN Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Amina Mohammed  with young environmental  activists  during the Climate Change Youth Summit as part of the events of the 74th General Assembly  of the United Nations  at the UN Headquarters,  Manhattan.  21/09/2019. Photo: EMMANUEL ADESHIDA, TODAY NEWS AFRICA  

Led by Swedish climate change activist, Greta Thunberg, and Kenyan environmental activist, Wanjuhi Njoroge, as well as Bruno Rodriguez and Luis Algona DE Aba, the young people said the climate crisis was urgent and in need of immediate actions.

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Keynote Listener and Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres (3l);  Young Climate Activist, Komal Kumar (l); Swedish Climate Change Activist, Greta Thunberg (4l); UN Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Amina Mohammed (2r); Young Climate Activist, Bruno Rodrigurz (5l); Kenyan Environmental  Activist, Wanjuhi Njoroge (2l); UN Special Envoy on Climate Change, Luis Algona DE Aba (3r) with young environmental  activists  during the Climate Change Youth Summit as part of the events of the 74th General Assembly  of the United Nations  at the UN Headquarters,  Manhattan.  21/09/2019 . Photo: EMMANUEL ADESHIDA, TODAY NEWS AFRICA

Speaking at the Youth Climate Summit at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the young people said climate change was one of the biggest political, economic and social crises facing the planet.

From the left, President of the 74th UN General Assembly, Prof, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande; Former SGF, Amb. Babagana Kingibe and the DG NIA, Alhaji Ahmed Rufai Abubakar departing after attending some of the events of the 74th General Assembly  of the United Nations  at the UN Headquarters,  Manhattan. 21/09/2019      

Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, who sat close to the UN Deputy Secretary General, Ms. Amina Mohammed, said he was inspired by the youth to redouble his efforts in combating climate change.

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Young environmental  activists being led in a special prayer session to save the world for the future generations during the Climate Change Youth Summit as part of the events of the 74th General Assembly  of the United Nations  at the UN Headquarters,  Manhattan. 21/09/2019. Photo: EMMANUEL ADESHIDA, TODAY NEWS AFRICA 
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