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Singapore teen speaks out against drugs at UN forum

CNB hails her effort in sharing how youth are involved in preventive drug strategies here

Ms Nur Afikah Norazmi is the first youth delegate to represent Singapore at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Youth Forum. Her drawing of a feather was chosen as a gift to be presented to one of the UN diplomats last week.
Ms Nur Afikah Norazmi is the first youth delegate to represent Singapore at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Youth Forum. Her drawing of a feather was chosen as a gift to be presented to one of the UN diplomats last week.PHOTOS: COURTESY OF NUR AFIKAH NORAZMI

Ms Nur Afikah Norazmi is only 18 but has already won praise for her efforts as an anti-drug advocate.

Last week, the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College East student became Singapore's first youth delegate at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Youth Forum in Vienna, Austria.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 19, 2018, with the headline 'S'pore teen speaks out against drugs at UN forum'. Subscribe