“The recent IPCC report showed the dire effects of rising green house gas emissions. Increased finance is imperative to scale up adaptation measures particularly in vulnerable communities.”

Mashkur Isa is a doctor passionate about global health, climate action, and youth empowerment. He is involved in initiatives through ClimateScience, YOUNGO, the Global Environmental and Climate Conservation Initiative (GECCI), among others in his quest to fight climate change. Mashkur currently serves as a coordinator for the International Youth Climate Delegate Program (IYCDP), an initiative overseen by the COP28 Youth Climate Champion in partnership with YOUNGO, the Official Children and Youth Constituency of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). He is also a climate reality fellow and a COP28 Children and Youth Pavilion Steering Committee member.

Mashkur will speak in on a panel titled, “Adaptation & Climate Finance.”