Shalvi youngest speaker at Bonn
November 10, 2017 8:25 pm
A Year five student of Nasarawaqa District School in Bua has become the youngest speaker in the COP23 side events in Bonn, Germany.
Shalvi Shakshi delivered her winning oratory speech at the closing of the Young and Future Generations Day.
The shy ten-year-old took to the stage to address the audience of climate change and its impact on the lives of Fijians.
She was declared a winner at the Fiji Climate Change Speech competition for the Northern Division.
“Firstly let me define what Climate Change is. It is change in the climate of the earth due to human activities – I repeat due to human activities. It is not happening form few years back, but human activities from many years back has contributed towards this. Due to these activities the temperature is rising and some natural disasters occur. Why should we care? Does it affect us? Yes, surely it does and we should be more considerate on our action which contributes towards climate change.”
Sakshi arrived yesterday morning in Bonn along with Timoci Naulusala of Naivicula District School in Tailevu.
Naivicula will be addressing the audience at the Bula Zone next week.