Youth

Youth Advisory Council

The World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council helps develop World Ocean Day into a unique opportunity to connect and unite youth and others around our blue planet, with the focus on action for a healthier ocean and more sustainable society.

Current Council

Adam Zhou

Philippines

Arya Yurdacan

Turkey

Belinda Tian-Wing Ng

Hong Kong

Ee Jenn Lee

Malaysia

Estefanía Aphang

Perú

Jose Marie Eslopor

Philippines

Lela DeVine

Unites States

Mhairi McCann

Scotland

Muskan Lamba

India

Paul Eweola Ayomide

Nigeria

Ruth Edma Mwizeere

Uganda

Siobhan O'Connor

New Zealand

Alumni

2020-2021

  • Andrea Quintero Pérez, Mexico
  • Darcie Anderson, Scotland
  • Eimear Stephenson, Ireland
  • Nicola Tsiolis, Australia
  • Joana Da Rosa, Portugal
  • Maha Fier, New Zealand
  • Natalie Ashkar, Lebanon
  • Gabrielle Martineau, Canada
  • David Ludeke, United States
  • Toluwanimi Olubanke, Nigeria
  • Lydia Rysavy, Sweden
  • Ngolle Kingsman, Cameroon
  • Ariana Wanvig-Dot, Switzerland

2019 - 2020

  • Aldrin Aujero, Philippines
  • Isabelle Grace, Switzerland
  • Laura Park, England
  • Olivia Livingstone, Liberia
  • Mae Paula Ross Clareza, Philippines
  • Portsea Turton, Australia
  • Rebecca Loy, Singapore
  • Shantana Barbe, Seychelles
  • Sophie Handford, New Zealand
  • Summer Snell, England
  • Unelker Maoga, Kenya
  • Nicolas Chesta, Chile
  • Yusuf Kavuma, Uganda

2018-2019

  • Anna Zaske, Denmark
  • Anushka Bhaskar, United States
  • Cade Terada, United States
  •  Gabrielle Tan, Malaysia
  •  Ibrahi Rodriguez, Ecuador
  •  Kehkashan Basu, Canada
  •  Olivia Taylor, South Africa
  •  Patricia Zanella, Brazil
  •  Rufai Balogun, Nigeria
  •  Sofia El-Rass, Denmark
  •  Wenqin Zhang, China

2016 - 2018

  • Baylee Ritter, USA
  • Brandon Koots, Curacao
  • Caitlin Philipps, Australia
  • Eugenia Barroca, Portugal
  • Gabriella Schauber, Canada
  • La Tisha Parkinson, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Melati Wijsen, Indonesia
  • Mohammed Wahabi, Morocco
  • Nehara Pandey, India
  • Oghenechovwen Christopher Oghenekevwe, Nigeria
  • Sang-Jin Kim, Germany