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CCS Webinar: Climate Work and Climate Justice Work

29 April, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Kumi Naidoo

Speaker: Kumi NaidooRegister in advance for this meeting:
https://ukzn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMuf-mhqT8qHden5hQEcwHdX7q-QxV4q8Um
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Topic
“All climate justice work is climate work, but not all climate work is climate justice work.” This webinar will engage with well-known environmental activist Kumi Naidoo to take a deep dive into the meaning of climate justice in the context of worldwide movements for justice.
Speaker Bio
After stepping down as Secretary General of Amnesty International in March 2020, Kumi Naidoo continues to serve in an honorary capacity as Global Ambassador for the Pan-African civil society movement, Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity. He is a founding chair, of the Campaign for a Just Energy Future and is a patron of Future SA, which both advocate for accountability and an end to corruption in South Africa. He has served as Executive Director of Greenpeace International, Secretary General of CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, Board Chair of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), President of the Global Call for Climate Action (GCCA), and Board member of Shared Interest and the Thembani International Guarantee Fund. He also served as Board member for 350.org, the Global Greengrants Fund, and as an Ambassador to the Southern African Faith Communities Environmental Institute. Kumi currently serves on the International Council of Transparency International. He is recognized internationally as a forceful advocate for human rights, gender equity, economic justice and environmental justice.

Organizer

Centre for Civil Society
Phone
0312603195
Email
ccs@ukzn.ac.za
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