See: Greta Thunberg donates prize money to the Sámi Youth Organization

The Finnish Youth Association (SSN) said it was surprised by the news that a Swedish activist would donate € 30,000 in prize money to the organization.

The prize money comes from the prize awarded to Thunberg by the Finnish removal service company Niemi Services Oy.

" very honored to receive The changer grant. I am also very happy that the money goes to the Finnish Sámi Youth Organization and to support them in their ." Thunberg said in a message.

By handing over the prize money to the Sámi organization, Thunberg drew attention to indigenous peoples at the forefront of climate change.

"Indigenous peoples around the world are at the forefront of a climate emergency, but they are also leaders in the fight against it. So investing in them and their knowledge is basically climate protection," Firebrand climate activist said.

In the past, Thunberg has refused prizes and money from he held irresponsible combating climate change.

The winners of the Niemi Prize have previously been the former Martti Ahtisaari for his work winning the .

Source: The Nordic Page

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