Bremley W.B. Lyngdoh

From SourceWatch
Jump to: navigation, search

Bremley W.B. Lyngdoh "was born in Shillong, North East India, and left home at seventeen on a mission: to see sustainable development pushed and practiced across the planet. In 1992 his experience at the Rio Earth Summit left him convinced that helping people build a better life through social, environmental, and economic development was what he wanted to do. He returned to India to joined the Consortium of Indian Scientists for Sustainable Development and worked on a project to combat decertification and to regenerate the desert ecosystem in Rajasthan. Soon followed the prestigious WWF Prince Berhnard Scholarship for Environmental Leadership.

"Bremley then joined UNDP and worked on the Gulf of Mannar biodiversity protection project in Tamil Nadu. This led to a move to New York to join the UN Commission on Sustainable Development Secretariat where he worked with the different major groups of Agenda 21. His Prime Minister in India then asked him to be Youth Representative for the country at the historic UN Millennium Summit, where he addressed world leaders at the 2000 Millennium Assembly. He then joined the Environment Department of the World Bank and worked on linking poverty reduction and environmental management by analyzing policy challenges and opportunities. Later he worked as Program Manager at the Education Development Center in Boston developing and managing projects for the 75 country network of the Youth Employment Summit Campaign.

"Bremley received post graduate degrees from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and the Development Studies Institute at the London School of Economics. He is the Founder and CEO of Worldiew Impact, the Co-founder of the Global Youth Action Network and sits on the Board of Directors for PCI Media Impact." [1] CV also see

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles

References

  1. Bremley W.B. Lyngdoh, Humanitad, accessed January 21, 2009.
  2. John Renesch. Founding Secretariat The Future Shapers Collaborative, The Millennium Project, accessed January 21, 2009.