Pencil drawing of Don Quixote

“INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUES ON UNDERWATER MUNITIONS (IDUM) IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR INTERNATIONAL YOUTH AMBASSADOR CHELBYLYNN MILTON”

— Terrance Long

Chelbylynn Milton is a Grade 11 high school student attending Newmarket, High School in the French Immersion program, in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. She is the daughter of two Canadian military Veterans, and has a passion for animal life, biology, and human rights activism. Chelbylynn is York Region District School Board’s second ever elected Student Indigenous Trustee, as she aids the Board of Trustees in becoming more aware of FNMI student presence in schools, and brings light to indigenous struggles.  She wants to address the environmental pollution on our planet, especially in the oceans and how pollution impacts on the implementation for United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 13 Climate Action and Sustainable Development Goals 14 Life below water.  She is very concerned about decades of decaying Underwater Munitions releasing toxins that are killing coral reefs and marine-life in the ocean.  Her passions include rugby, photography, boating and traveling to see different parts of the world.  Chelbylynn continues to seek life experiences anywhere she may find and aspires for a brighter environmental and political futurefor the coming generations.