The AHRN Foundation proudly participated in the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), held in Dubai from November 30 to December 12.

The delegation from the AHRN Foundation was led by Mr Olivier MUHIZI, the organization’s coordinator, who actively contributed to crucial global discussions on climate change. .

This participation underscores the AHRN Foundation’s commitment to environmental protection and its support for climate defenders who play a vital role in addressing climate change challenges in Africa.

Mr Olivier MUHIZI shared insights into the experiences and challenges faced by human rights defenders related to climate change in Africa. He emphasized the importance of supporting these essential actors who often work under challenging conditions to protect the environment and fundamental rights. .

In addition to its presence at COP28, the AHRN Foundation boasts a robust network known as the African Climate Activists Network. This network collaborates with local organizations across Africa dedicated to climate change initiatives. By fostering connections and partnerships, the African Climate Activists Network amplifies the impact of grassroots efforts, contributing to a more resilient and sustainable future for the continent. .

The AHRN Foundation looks forward to further collaborations and endeavors that promote environmental stewardship and protect the invaluable work of climate activists across Africa. .

As an organization dedicated to the protection of human rights defenders in Africa, we actively work to ensure a safe and conducive environment for those advocating for social justice, including climate defenders who play a crucial role in safeguarding our planet.