25th October, 2010 - Posted by Carleen Pickard - No Comments
At the end of November, thousands of delegates representing governments from around the world will meet in the resort town of Cancún, Mexico for UN sponsored climate negotiations known as the Conference of Parties or, COP 16. But governments won’t be the only ones talking.
In Cancún and in thousands of cities and towns around the world, a growing movement of farmers, youth, workers, scientists, religious and other worried peoples of all stripes are fighting for strong, fair, and iron-clad agreements that will give humanity – and the eco-systems we depend on – a fighting chance for survival.
Global Exchange is joining a call by La Via Campesina (LVC) — the international peasant movement — inviting our activist members to consider joining a Caravan for Life and Environmental Justice through Mexico in late November.
Three caravans will travel through ten Mexican states, helping make local grass-roots environmental struggles more visible while building support for major demonstrations scheduled to take place worldwide while climate talks are underway.
These climate talks in Cancún are a critical moment to speak up for climate justice. Join us on a caravan to the climate talks in Cancún and be a part of the movement. Find out about caravan routes, the application process and costs. Caravan capacity is limited and Global Exchange is filling a small number of spots.
Hope to see you in Cancún.
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Posted on: October 25, 2010
Filed under: World News & Events