UNICEF Lao PDR Youth Advocates
Meet our young partners – thinkers and doers for a better world for children.
Meet UNICEF Lao PDR's Youth Advocates, a cohort of young people from across the country with universal goals who are championing the rights of children and young people.
Chanphone Xongchaiyieu (Chan), 18
Chan is a student from Houaphanh province with a passion for environmental issues and its impact on young people.
Chan's is also part of the Houaphanh Youth Media, a national youth media platform driven by Lao National Radio in association with UNICEF. Additionally, she's a member of Xamneua Young Volunteers, a volunteer group based in Xamneua district of Houaphanh province that focuses on raising environmental awareness among young people and the wider public.
Chan is the first Youth Advocate for UNICEF Lao PDR, with whom she will focus on advocating for environmental and climate action.