ASEAN Youth Eco Champion 2023: International recognition for UNY students' commitment to promoting sustainable transportation and green technology
Mochammad Zidane Nur Adha, a student of Automotive Engineering Education of UNY, was honored as "ASEAN Youth Eco Champion 2023" in an event held by The ASEAN Environment Ministers in Vientiane, Laos. The award was given directly by the Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN Social Culture, Mr. Ekkaphab Phantovang, and the Minister of Environment of Laos, Dr. Bounkham Vorachit. Siti Nurbaya, Minister of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia, also attended the event.
Zidane Adha has made a tremendous positive impact on the environment since the beginning of his studies. He has actively participated in several environmental initiatives on his campus and the surrounding community. He is the President of Green Generation Indonesia, an organization engaged in creating an environmentally conscious and cultured generation spread across 34 Provinces and 248 Districts / Cities throughout Indonesia.
In addition, Zidane Adha has also contributed to awareness campaigns on the importance of using sustainable transportation and environmentally friendly technology in the automotive sector. He has also inspired his peers to participate in environmental conservation efforts.
"I am honored by this award and will continue to take an active role in environmental conservation efforts at the national and regional levels. I hope there will be more friends who play a role in maintaining the sustainability of our nature," he said. (Writer: Tri Martanto, Editor: Dedy, Tj.lak)