This article is part of our 'Cheveners save the planet' series - focusing on a different innovative solution to help tackle climate change, we hope that each article will influence the community to take action in the fight against climate change
News and blogs
The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network, and blogs from members of our community.
Victor Almeida, an Afro-Brazilian Chevening Alumnus born and raised in Manaus, Brazil, studied as part of the 2015-2016 cohort, an MSc in Transnational Crime, Justice and Security, a degree granted by the University of Glasgow.
Laura is a Chevening Alumna from Botswana, who believes that a new approach to farming could revolutionise food sustainability. She's our next Chevening Climate Hero!
Meet Agustin, a Chevening Alumnus from Argentina. Agustin recognised that what we eat can make a difference to the planet. He recognised a demand for sustainable food and took action. That’s why we’ve made him our first Chevening Climate Hero.
We spoke to Michael Izza, Chief Executive of the ICAEW, about their vision for a world of sustainable economies.
With COP26 (the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties) just around the corner, we want to shine a light on one of the events happening in the run up: A British Council-funded workshop, sure to be a highlight on the road to COP26 in November 2021.
Born and raised in Iraqi Kurdistan, Hana Raza is one of the first female environmental advocates and specialists. We hear how she has had a positive impact on the wildlife conservation field in Iraq.
One of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), set out by the United Nations, is to protect and conserve life below water (United Nations, 2021). Our oceans cover 71% of Earth’s surface, making it the planet’s largest habitat. Did you know that more than 800 species living in the depths of our oceans have interacted […]
Global issues such as climate change and rapid urbanisation are placing even greater strain on one of the world’s most precious finite natural resources, water. How can we improve access to clean water in water scarce countries like Tanzania? We speak with Chevening Scholar, Oscar Timothy.
In the year that the UK government hosts the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, the Chevening Scholarships programme is in a unique position to effect sustainable change across the world. With over 52,000 alumni in 160 countries and territories across the world, the Chevening network is educated, influential and led by purpose. We hope that our scholars and alumni are motivated to […]