Haki Nawiri Afrika Updates

Welcome to the 1st Edition of Haki Nawiri Afrika Updates. Thisupdate showcases university students and communityengagement from June 2020 – February 2021.The highlighted activities include human rights training,paralegal training, student-police dialogues, psychosocialsupport and student-community engagement. You can download the report below

“Recover Better, Together”

An interview by Tetet Lauron from Rosa luxemburg Stiftung with Leonida Odongo of Haki Nawiri Afrika about how agro-ecological solutions can lead the way to recovery. AUTHORS Leonida Odongo, Tetet Lauron The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all United Nations Member States five years ago with the promise to “leave no one behind” in its aspiration… Continue Reading »

Climate Change and Human Rights: A Call for International Solidarity

by Leonida Odongo Overproduction and overconsumption in the rich, northern parts of the planet have “imbalanced the world as far as climate change is concerned.” The poor of the Global South fight for mere survival, with the vulnerable populations losing the fight. “In the past we used to have people living up to 110 years… Continue Reading »

Community Paralegals and Climate Justice

Human induced climate change through burning of oil, gas and coal is having adverse impacts on health, soil, economic livelihoods, access to food and fuelling conflicts. Coupled with this is the ever-present threat of displacement particularly of poor communities to pave way for development projects such as hydroelectric dams. Fishing is vital to Africa; it… Continue Reading »