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European Sustainable Energy Week
Young energy ambassador 2024

Joshua Steib

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Joshua is a 21-year-old climate advocate from Germany. He was a delegate at more than five United Nations Conferences. As the German UN Youth Delegate for PreCOP26, he was involved in writing the Global Youth Position Paper for the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). Representing young voices at UN summits like COP26, COP27, COP28 and Stockholm+50, he amplified youth voices and the need for urgent climate action at different public speaking engagements, such as the EU Climate Diplomacy Week. He also served as Europe’s UNICEF Youth Foresight Fellow to implement a youth-led trend analysis for the UNICEF Global Outlook Report on Children and reported for the European Commission (DG NEAR) as an EU Social Media Influencer. As a pianist, he combines music, poetry and activism and performs internationally at different UN summits. Currently, he is studying climate politics with a full merit scholarship at Harvard University.