Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The 12 years old girl that silenced the world for 6 minutes

Introduction (www.worldstourist.com - This link died)

"Raised in Vancouver and Toronto, Severn Cullis-Suzuki has been camping and hiking all her life. When she was 9 she started the Environmental Children’s Organization (ECO), a small group of children committed to learning and teaching other kids about environmental issues.

They were successful in many projects before 1992, when they raised enough money to go to the UN’s Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. Their aim was to remind the decision-makers of who their actions or inactions would ultimately affect.

The goal was reached when 12 yr old Severn closed a Plenary Session with a powerful speech that received a standing ovation."

And This is her speech: (attach Vietnamese Subtitle by kenhsinhvien.net)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaecLWDUNXY]

1 comment:

  1. hic, toi lai tu hoi rang what the meaningful of life is. thanks for your post.