FST Guild Rep Attends Global Youth Climate Change Conference
Clayton Mitchell, the FST representative to the Guild of undergraduate students, recently represented the University of the West Indies and the UWISTAT (Students Today Alumni Tomorrow) Vice Chancellor's Ambassador Corps at the 6th Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development. The conference was staged by the Global Association of the Master's in Development Practice Programs in partnership with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network from September 24-25, 2019. The venue was Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York. Clayton helped highlight the work of the corps by presenting a poster entitled: Climate Change and the SDGs in the Caribbean: Youth led virtual Forums advocate for unified regional action. Accompanying him was Mrs. Celia Davidson-Francis, the director and coordinator for UWISTAT and Asha-Gaye Cowell a postgraduate student and a Past President of the UWISTAT. Clayton is the current Vice President for UWISTAT with responsibility for Disaster Mitigation and Climate Change.