Successful IMP-EGH graduates on their way to the global stage - COY18, SES, and COP28
The diligent efforts have already borne fruit. Just in September, the students of the International Master's Programme in Energy and Green Hydrogen (IMP-EGH) joyfully marked the completion of their Master's degrees. Now, six graduates have earned full or partial scholarships to participate in the Conference of Youth (COY18) and the Student Energy Summit (SES). The selection of these six graduates not only highlights their exceptional academic achievements but also underscores their dedicated involvement in global discussions on energy and environmental protection.
18th Conference of Youth (COY)
The Conference of Youth (COY) stands as one of the most crucial and largest gatherings for young individuals keen on environmental issues. As a precursor to the annual UN Climate Change Conference COP (Conference of the Parties), COY provides a platform for young people to present and articulate their ideas, visions, and demands concerning climate change.
This year, COY18 unfolded from November 26 to 28 at Expo City Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, uniting young people from around the globe eager to contribute to the Youth Declaration for COP28.
Three IMP-EGH students, Penda Fall, Fatou Sarr, and Mohamadu Saido Balde, seized the opportunity to represent their home countries at the conference. The scholarship empowered the IMP-EGH graduates to actively engage in this pivotal forum, sharing their research findings and expertise in renewable energy and green hydrogen with a broader international audience.
Participation in the Student Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi
In addition to their involvement in COY18, six former IMP-EGH students (Aisha Suleiman Abba, Penda Fall, Kouroumlakiwe Yoma, Gbiete Djangbadjoa, Fatou Sarr, and Mohamadu Saido Balde) had the privilege of participating in this year's Student Energy Summit (SES) in Abu Dhabi.
The Student Energy Summit 2023 unfolded from November 29 to December 1, 2023, at the New York University of Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) under the theme "Reimagining the Future."
This three-day event stands as the world's largest youth-led energy gathering, offering participants a unique opportunity to exchange the latest developments in the energy sector, present innovative ideas, and network across industries. This year, more than 650 young people from 133 countries participated in the summit.
The six IMP-EGH graduates actively contributed their expertise to discussions, deliberating on the challenges and opportunities in the realm of renewable energies and green hydrogen.
Invitation to the World Climate Conference
Fatou Sarr from Senegal and Mohamadu Saido Balde from Guinea-Bissau also have the honor of attending the COP28 World Climate Conference in mid-December. These two young scientists received accreditation for the Blue Zone in their respective countries.
These remarkable achievements of the IMP-EGH graduates not only underscore the high quality of this international Master's programme but also highlight the commitment of its graduates to a sustainable future.
We warmly congratulate the successful IMP-EGH graduates on their achievements and are proud that they are shaping the future of the energy industry.
For further information on the International Master's Programme in Energy and Green Hydrogen (IMP-EGH): https://www.jara.org/en/imp-egh