UpRising alumni Sharon Amadi has been appointed as Youth Delegate for Congress of Local and Regional Authorities at the Council of Europe.
Sharon took part in UpRising's Future Leaders programme in 2019/2020, and since being appointed as Youth Delegate, she has been selected as a keynote speaker for the Congress sessions. Her speech covered diaspora youth participation in political processes.
Sharon is part of the official Italian delegate to the Congress, and has recently met with the Ambassador of Italy for the Council of Europe.
You can watch Sharon's keynote speech here.