UNITAR Youth ambassador Asia Pacific Program

Advancing the STEMxSDG Approach to Education

United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) and KIDsforSDGs will jointly launch the inaugural UNITAR Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Program on Sept 25, 2021.

The 10-week programme empowers high school students to help our world build back better, greener, and stronger through a STEMxSDG Approach.



A landmark SDG event on September 18, 2021 -  co-inciding with United Nations 76th General Assembly Week!

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UNITAR PRESENTS - Youth Advisory Council

A global council of young changemakers and innovators advancing the STEMxSDG approach to SDG Action!

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Jonathan Chen

International School of Beijing

Club Member, Habitat for Humanity

Core SDGs: SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, SDG 13: Climate Action, and SDG 14: Life below Water

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Josette Chung

German Swiss International School

Committee Member, Global Initiatives House at GSIS

Core SDGs: SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, SDG 13: Climate Action and

SDG 1: No Poverty

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Tanya khanduri

South Island School

Council Member, Student Council and Pride Council

Core SDGs: SDG 5: Gender Equality, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities and SDG 4: Quality Education.

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Michelle Li

Hong Kong International School

Volunteer and Tutor, Underprivileged Initiative

Core SDGs: SDG 4: Quality Education, SDG 13: Climate Action and SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities. 

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Max Liu

Independent School Foundation Academy

Scratcher and Volunteer

Core SDGs: SDG 4: Quality Education, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, and SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

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Naila Moloo

Elmwood School

Project Intern, Pond Biomaterials

Core SDGs: SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, and SDG 13: Climate Action

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Riya Mehta

Unionville High School

Co-Founder, Kaptis

Core SDGs: SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, SDG 5: Gender Equality and SDG 13: Climate Action

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Matthew Oh

Laurel Springs School

Co-Global Secretary-General, MUN Impact

Core SDGs: SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, and SDG 17: Partnership for the Goals

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Stella Ren

The Hotchkiss School

Head of Asian American Advocacy

Core SDGs: 5. Gender Equality, 10. Reduced Inequalities, and 16. Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

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Daniel Wu

Concordia International School Shanghai

CEO of Xiaohusai

Core SDGs: SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG 4: Quality Education, and SDG 9: Industry Innovation and Infrastructure

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Erina Zhang

American School in Japan

Co-Founder and Leaders, EGGS (Empower Generations of Girls in STEM)

Core SDGs: SDG 4: Quality Education, SDG 5: Gender Equality, and SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

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John Zekun Zhang

Chinese International School

Leader, Second Strings

Core SDGs: SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions and SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth