ActionAid displays Human Chain for Climate Justice

KATHMANDU: In a powerful display of solidarity and demand for climate justice, ActionAid International Nepal organized a Human Chain for Climate Justice on 8th June 2023. The event took place in Kathmandu, attracting over 650 participants, including youth, women, and children.

The participants gathered beside the Bishwajyoti hall in Jamal at 6 o’clock in the morning and formed a human chain that extended from Jamal along Rani Pokhari, Ratnapark, and back to Jamal.

United in their cause, they raised their voices through slogans demanding climate justice and held banners to convey their message.

As a youth-led program, the event witnessed active participation from diverse communities and colleges in Kathmandu. The program aimed to unite activists, youth, women, children, farmers, and vulnerable populations, fostering solidarity and a shared commitment to advancing the Climate Justice Campaign.

The event concluded at Shanti Batika, where a short closing ceremony took place. Mahesh Badal, Livelihood and Natural Resources Specialist from ActionAid International, provided an overview of the Climate Justice Campaign’s stance and demands.

The president of YAN emphasized the significance of policy-level changes, while the president of NMES underscored the disproportionate impact of climate justice on the landless and women.

Throughout the program, the unwavering voices of the youth resonated, symbolizing their determination to drive meaningful change.

By organizing the Human Chain for Climate Justice, ActionAid International Nepal aims to raise awareness, mobilize support, and advocate for climate justice on a local and global scale.

Fiscal Nepal |
Thursday June 8, 2023, 04:28:49 PM |

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