On the second full day of her various side events at the 71st United Nations General Assembly, more world leaders welcomed Zuriel to the debate and listened to her ideas on perhaps how to simplify the climate change challenge. She was received earlier in the afternoon by the leader of one of the countries most affected by the rising sea level - the Prime Minister of Tuvalu - H.E. Enele Sapoaga, where she continued to be a careful listener to the various challenges, before proffering simplifying the approach to dealing with the already established effects. Tuvalu is just 2000 feet above sea level.
Later in the afternoon, she spoke at a session on Climate change at the UN.
Earlier in the morning, 14 year old Zuriel was invited to the Equal Futures session organized by the State Department hosted by Secretary John Kerry and chaired by the President of Croatia. The initiative was started by President Obama 4 years ago, as a challenge to governments around the world to creating an enabling environment for women to participate in government, business, and civil society.
She started her full day yesterday with one-on-one meetings with more world leaders, including the Prime Minister of Samoa and the Prime Minister of Jamaica.