Climate Justice For Africa

A new Africa is possible

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As the climate crisis bears down on us, we are faced with a new health crisis, Covid-19, which brings with it its own as well as other multiplying threats to us all over the world, but especially in Africa. A few of us who identify as African social movements and allied civil society groups came together in the last few weeks to think through the impacts and implications of the crises upon us, and to build together our analysis and a call with an initial set of demands to our African governments and institutions.

We are now asking you to endorse this statement that was developed as a result of this convergence, which presents as an opportunity to unite our voices and strengthen the advocacy for climate justice during these difficult times.

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Initial Endorsers

  • Centre for Alternative Research and Studies (CARES), Mauritius

  • Centre for Natural Resources Governance (CNRG), Zimbabwe

  • Friends of the Earth Africa

  • GRAIN Africa

  • GroundWork (Friends of the Earth South Africa)

  • Health of Mother Earth Foundation

  • Justiça Ambiental (Friends of the Earth Mozambique)

  • Khelkom Fishers Association

  • La Via Campesina Africa

  • Lumiere Synergie pour le Developpement (LSD)

  • People’s Dialogue Southern Africa

  • Rural Women’s Assembly

  • Save Lamu Movement - Kenya

  • South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA)

  • We Are The Solution Movement

  • WoMin

  • World March of Women

Climate Justice For Africa Now!

2 June 2020

Photo Credits:

Top: LVC SEAf - GA

Features: Annie Spratt

Others: Stock (open-source)