Neema at COP 22 in Marrakesh Morocco

Posted November 14, 2016 from Democratic Republic of the Congo

We are excited for Neema to represent the Maman Shujaa's conservation and reforestation work, in partnership with WECAN, at COP 22 in Marrakesh Morocco.

"There is no border for Climate Change, just like there is no border for oxygen. The damages and benefits we create are global….That is why everyone must put their back into the work. Women on the frontlines of this war deserve better support. We speak for Climate Justice, and we stand for justice for the Maman Shujaa (Hero Women) who are fighting on the frontlines to combat climate change on behalf of the whole world.” - Neema Namdamu, Founder and Director of SAFECO,Hero Women Rising - Maman Shujaaand Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network Democratic Republic of Congo Coordinator

Monday November 14th from 13:00 to 18:00 at the Hotel Kenzi Farah in downtown Marrakech, Morocco - hear from outstanding women leaders from around the world as they unite to share their climate change struggles, solutions, calls to action and demands of world governments gathered at COP22.

'Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change - Marrakech' is a free event, and open to the public and to the press. Learn more and register

WECAN International at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP22 - Morocco | WECAN


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Nov 15, 2016
Nov 15, 2016

nous sommes fières de vous quand vous vous souciez des femmes de la RDC et du monde.

Cette opportunité doit nous amener à une nouvelle action

Merci mama

Natasha L
Nov 17, 2016
Nov 17, 2016

Neema - you are truly a Hero Woman, fighting with strength and determination on the frontlines to combat climate change on behalf of the whole world.  

I look forward to hearing about the COP 22 meeting in Marrakesh and its calls to action and demands of world governments. 

Thank you for being a Hero Woman,



Nov 18, 2016
Nov 18, 2016

The climate change reality is here with us and it is about time we develop mechanisms to adapt to the dynamics of the global threat. It's encouraging to see people coming together, putting their energy together for a worthy cause. It would be great to know of any progress following the COP22.