Nemtalla Shawgi lives in Khartoum, Sudan. She recently graduated from the University of Khartoum, the Faculty of Forestry. She was elected in Bandung, Indonesia 2011 as a Tunza Youth Advisor representing Africa region at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). She helps UNEP to reach out for more young people by working for spreading awareness among youth and children at her home country and throughout Africa.
In her capacity as Youth Advisor she coordinates environmental and developmental activities for young people in her region and is in a constant communication with UNEP headquarters, regional office for Africa and Tunza advisors from around the world.
Nemtalia is also a very active person in the environmental and social activities in her country, and she is active in many youth volunteer programmes.