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Neeshad Shafi

Founder & Executive Director Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar

Neeshad holds a master’s degree in Energy and Environmental Engineering and based in Doha, Qatar. He has over five years of experience in analyzing Global Environmental Politics and Climate Policies with a special focus on the Middle East. An active member of several global environmental youth groups and contributed actively in international summits notably United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations at COP21, COP22, COP24, COP25, World Economic Forum (WEF) Davos 2019, World Economic Forum Middle East 2019, Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019 and UN Youth Climate Summit 2019. 

In January 2020, Neeshad Shafi was featured in the QLife magazine by Government Communications Office (GCO) of the State of Qatar as 10 Influential people in Qatar who have pushed the boundaries and represented Qatar on the global stage. In March 2019, he was named in the Apolitical’s List of the World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019. In December 2018, Neeshad was also featured in live interviews on former US Vice President Al Gore’s 24 Hours of Reality – According to Climate Reality, which quoted “Neeshad Shafi who is inspiring young people across the Middle-East to fight for a sustainable future. Who voice you must hear.” Neeshad is the Agenda Contributor for World Economic Forum and his recent articles and interviews have appeared in TEDx, Washington Post, Guardian, The Gulf Times, Qatar Tribune, Qatar Today, THE LENS, Oryx FM and EcoMENA. 

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, September 28

8:00am MDT

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