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Neeshad Shafi

Agents of Change Youth Fellow

Professional affiliation

Co-Founder, Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar

Public Perceptions of Environmental Changes in the GCC Countries


Community Organizing, Youth, Climate Adaptation

Full Biography

Neeshad is an Environmentalist, and policy-oriented social change advocate, best known for his work on youth climate movement, environmental and climate policies in the Middle East. An active civil society member and has been a prominent presence at international climate summits especially UN Climate Summit (COP’s) since 2015 on various capacities, including role of youth and civil societies for climate action. He holds a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering and based in Doha, Qatar. He was was named in the Apolitical’s List of the 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy in 2019 and 2022 respectively.

Neeshad is currently the Co-founder & Executive Director at the Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar, a first registered youth lead non-profit association in the State of Qatar.