Fatou

Fatou Jeng

Activist

Fatou Jeng is a Chevening Scholar at University of Sussex, focused on education, conservation and planting trees. 

She is internationally recognized as an organizer of youth climate action in the country, including hosting the National Youth Conference on Climate Change, country coordinator and global board member for Plant-for-the-Planet, and a Friday for Future organizer. In 2019, she was part of UNFCC YOUNGO, the youth delegation to the Climate Negotiations.

She was the QTV Youth Dialogue Gambian Youth of the Month in June 2019 for her climate change advocacy, and described by Whatson Gambia as one of the 30 most influential young Gambians.

Fatou is a student at the University of the Gambia, and was the first female president of the university's student union.

Fatou will be speaking at Bond Conference 2021. Book your place now

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‘Seyifunmi Adebote from Nigeria speaking during the Youth and Future Generation Day at COP15 in Madrid.
20 September 2021
With significant barriers for delegates to reach Glasgow for COP26, what direction would world leaders take to act on climate change if young people are exempted from the consultations?