Destin M. Sempijja

After volunteering with several non-profit organizations he gained experience in community worker and this helped him experiment  leadership skills while inspiring a lot of young people he joined the Youth SDGs fellowship that is organized by the youth achievers forum Africa at the Labour college of East Africa he successfully completed a short course  in UN SDGs training and mentor-ship program.

With the enthusiasm he had for the environment he started in schools and communities together with his team where he has sensitized over 7,000 young people about the solutions to environmental issues and climate catastrophes. In this campaign many young people joined on a voluntary basis after understanding the importance of tress to the environment as the first easy solution to climate challenges. In this campaign with his team they agreed to plant at least 10 tree every week

In 2017 Destin traveled to South America in Ecuador and volunteered with Edificar Fundacion a non-profit organization from where he learnt a lot of skills in youth Leadership and also was an added advantage to learn the Spanish language which he speaks fairly good.

On 10th August 2020 he signed a contract with Climate Science UK to act as the national coordinator of in sensitizing young people and mostly university students  about the awareness of climate protection in Uganda.

 In 2021 He organized the first climate live event in Uganda an event that is  based in the UK and celebrated all over the world where they Fridays for future international activists all over the world use music as a tool to create awareness in their communities about the impacts of climate change engage and inspire young people, In this event Vanessa Nakate was attended and gave a speech to the students of Baptist high school.

On 16th October 2021 He organized the second climate Live Event  event which was very successfully through the climate live international the event was fully funded by the Climate 2025 in volved artists like Babaluku, St. Nellysade and speakers like Namugerwa Leah.

On 18th November 2021 He got a UNFCCC badge from Climate Action Network Europe to attend the United Nations Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP26) which opened him to many networks and meeting many people from Fridays for Future MAPA

The COP26 event almost collided with the Climate Live Event in London  which was on Saturday 6th November 2021 He was blessed to be among the speakers at the event in London which was held in Camden town and London Eye

On 19th September 2022 He got confirmed as the East African Representative of the HBCU Green fund to organize the Precop 27 African youth Virtual summit  

He was also confirmed by YOUNGO as organizer of the as the LCOY (Local conference of the Youth)  that took place on 19th October 2022 and was a success together with Juanita Babirye the founder of Girls For Climate Action Uganda 

 

 

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