Youth leader campaigns for recognition by world leaders on environmental issuesListen /
A youth leader from India is calling on world governments to take more notice of the views of young people when they formulate environmental policies.
Yugrama Srivastava is a representative of Tunza, a youth project of the UN Environment Programme.
She has been attending the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Assembly is a new world body that places environmental issues at the heart of international affairs.
Ms Srivastava has been involved in a number of international lobbying efforts including the Copenhagen climate change conference.
Fan Xiao asked her for more details.