Sara Cognuck

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Sara Cognuck González is a Costa Rican climate activist.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Growing up in the middle of the forests in Peñas Blancas in the Esparza canton, Cognuck developed a connection with nature. This prompted her to work for conservation and sustainable management. She is a natural resource manager, specialising in coastal marine management. For example, she has merged her profession with her activism and has been an activist since she was 16 years old.[2][3]

Activism[change | change source]

Cognuck is a co-founder of "Red de Juventudes y Cambio Climático de Costa Rica" (Network of Youth and Climate Change of Costa Rica). She was a youth representative for Costa Rica at the "Asamblea Nacional de la Persona Joven". She was also a member of the Board of Directors of the "Consejo de la Persona Joven" (Youth Council). She led environmental and climate action efforts.[4][5][6]

In 2019, Cognuck hosted the first youth event in a PreCOP. She was a part of the team presenting the "Declaratoria Intergubernamental de Juventudes, Niñez y Cambio Climático" (Intergovernmental Declaration on Youth, Children and Climate Change) at COP25. On 3 November 2020, she was one of the speakers at "TEDx PuraVidaJoven2020".[7][8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The UN belongs to young people, deputy chief tells young Costa Rican activists". UN News. 2021-12-21. Retrieved 2022-04-23.
  2. "Sara Cognuck: "Nuestro movimiento juvenil por el clima viene desde antes de Greta"". Los Tiempos (in Spanish). 2019-10-12. Retrieved 2022-04-23.
  3. marcela (2019-10-10). "Sara Cognuck Gonzalez: la voz juvenil que encendió la PreCOP25". Agenda Planeta (in Spanish). Retrieved 2022-04-23.
  4. "Sara Cognuck: "Nuestro movimiento juvenil por el clima viene desde antes de Greta"". Los Tiempos (in Spanish). 2019-10-12. Retrieved 2022-04-23.
  5. "Sara Cognuck". Tremendas (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2022-03-08. Retrieved 2022-04-23.
  6. marcela (2019-10-10). "Sara Cognuck Gonzalez: la voz juvenil que encendió la PreCOP25". Agenda Planeta (in Spanish). Retrieved 2022-04-23.
  7. "Sara Cognuck: "Nuestro movimiento juvenil por el clima viene desde antes de Greta"". Los Tiempos (in Spanish). 2019-10-12. Retrieved 2022-04-23.
  8. marcela (2019-10-10). "Sara Cognuck Gonzalez: la voz juvenil que encendió la PreCOP25". Agenda Planeta (in Spanish). Retrieved 2022-04-23.