I Work Closely with United Nations Volunteers India
Shaunak is working closely with UN Volunteers India. He joined V-Force India in September 2019, in April 2020 during the COVID-19 campaign he had worked in the V-Force Translation Team to translate the COVID graphics in Hindi language.
During the International Youth Day and International Volunteer Day 2020 he had served as a V-Force Mentor to guide the volunteers. On 23 July 2021 he had joined the V-Force Coordinators team as a coordinator and started managing the community with other 4 coordinators. He had also worked for the V-Awards 2021 team.
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Shaunak Chakraborty is an Indian writer, author, poet, social worker, and the founder of Gyaanipedia. He was born on 23 December 2000 in Kolkata India. He is the current CEO of Gyaanipedia. He is the chairperson of Fridays For Future Virtual. He joined V-Force India in September 2019, in April 2020 during the COVID-19 campaign he had worked in the V-Force Translation Team to translate the COVID graphics in Hindi language.
Bharat Scouts & Guides
He joined the Bharat Scouts and Guides in April 2010 when he was in 4th standard. Initially, he was part of various activities and engaged in many other programs and functions.
He had created his patrol, named Elephant Patrol, and became the Captain of it. There were 12 members in his patrol, at every scout gathering he represents his patrols.
On the auspicious occasion of the Republic Day of 2012, we have taken part in our school parade and he was leading his patrol. The journey with Bharat Scouts and Guides comes to an end on 31 March 2012.
Shaunak joined MyGov in 2018 which is a citizen engagement platform launched by the Government of India on 26th July 2014 to promote the active participation of Indian citizens in their country’s governance and development. He has contributed there on various issues which are important for nation-building and have participated in various other youth engagement activities such as quiz, discussion, talk, survey, etc. He achieved the Enthusiastic, Discoverer, and Influencer all-level badges. He was awarded the MyGov Champion badge and finally, he was awarded MyGov Changemaker which is the highest award of this platform in May 2022. Currently, he is having more than 400k points on this platform.
Working alongside Shaunak has definitely been an experience in itself. He is determined as is always there to solve any doubts or queries the volunteers may have. At the same time he is humble, grounded and is always looking forward for opportunities to make the world a better place!
Other Volunteering Experiences
Child Volunteer at HelpAge India
He joined HelpAge India in April 2011 as a Child Volunteer, at that time he was 10 years old. He was a part of various campaigns which were organized in collaboration with his school.
Mainly he was involved in the campaigns which were organized to help the poor, homeless aged people.
World Model United Nations
He founded World MUN in 2015 and later became its President of it. It organizes various MUN conferences once a year, after the 2020 COVID pandemic World MUN started organizing the conferences online.
He has been the Director of the World Model United Nations and was initially involved in organizing and managing the MUN events and conferences.
World Model United Nations is a young-led organization that is a part of the United Nations Youth Association.
Fridays For Future
Shaunak is connected with Fridays For Future since its foundation which is an international movement of school students who skip Friday classes to participate in demonstrations to demand action from political leaders to prevent climate change and for the fossil fuel industry to transition to renewable energy. He has participated in various climate strikes such as No More Empty Promises, People No Profit, There is NO PlaneT B, Uproot The System, etc. Then he founded Fridays For Future Virtual which is an online chapter of the strikes. One of his major participation was in the Save Buxawaha Forest strike which was organized on June 05, 2021.
United Nations Major Group of Children & Youth
He has joined UNEP Major Groups for Children and Youth to engage with some exciting and interesting youth-led activities in 2020. He has been a part of various programs including the Global Youth Assembly 2021 and 2022.
Online Volunteer at UNV India
Volunteered Online with United Nations Volunteers to beat plastic pollution.
Reduce plastic from our day-to-day life and spread awareness about it in our society.
UNV India V-Force Team
He joined the UNV V-Force Team in July 2021 and currently serving the entire V-Force network along with 22,000+ Volunteers and 8 V-Force Leaders. Our commitment is towards promoting volunteerism has been highly appreciated and as a way forward UNV India.
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