In mid-November, a devastating cyclone made landfall in Somalia’s Puntland region- home to 2002 Goldman Prize winner Fatima Jibrell. Jibrell is working with her organization Adeso to raise funds and awareness about the storm and provide much needed relief to its victims.
The Goldman Prize is calling for a fair and transparent trial for 2007 Goldman Prize winner Tsetsegee Munkhbayar, who was arrested in September 2013 at a demonstration in front of a Mongolian parliament building, during which a rifle was accidentally discharged.
In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, Filipino Prize recipients Von Hernandez (2003) and Father Edwin Gariguez (2012) are calling on the international community to take serious and immediate action to slow the effects of climate change.
“The New Environmentalists, from Chicago to the Karoo,” Mill Valley Film Group’s short documentary film featuring the 2013 Goldman Prize winners, made its international debut at the 20th Annual Environmental International Film Festival (FICMA) last week in Barcelona, Spain.
2008 Goldman Prize winner Feliciano Dos Santos recently visited Washington, DC, where he had the opportunity to attend training workshops organized by Democracy Partners, a nonprofit that trains progressive leaders on effective political messaging, advocacy and organizing techniques.
The Romanian Parliament is expected to vote this month on a draft bill passed in August that would allow Gabriel Resources, a Canadian mining giant, to begin large scale mining operations in Rosia Montana, an ancient farming village and cultural treasure.