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Climate Graffiti Workshop in Cairo

Street Art, Graffiti, is definitely not vandalism. This is artform rooted in an underground subculture so provocative that it must and can only exist beyond the walls of art galleries. “Uncommissioned” art plays a crucial role in a city’s landscape and contributes positively to social activism. This is why 350 Africa / Arab World has (More...)

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Nile Day: Voices and Stories from Egypt

The ‘Nile Day: Voices And Stories’ performance, organised by 350 Egypt on February 22nd in downtown Cairo, was part of 350 Arab World and 350 Africa’s celebration of the annual Nile Day. The performance aimed at creating discussion about the importance of confronting climate change and its impacts on the Nile. The event included 3 different (More...)

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Exploring Climate Connections: First in a Series

By May Boeve, 350.org executive director: This is the first in an ongoing series of blogs I’ll be doing about how climate change, and the work of 350.org, connect to other major movements and global issues that are surging. This kind of work isn’t new for us, and in fact, we often speak out and (More...)

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From Cape Town to Amman, #WeFightClimateChange

There’s something I’ve been struggling with lately: the image of suited world leaders meeting in giant conference rooms at COP21 in Paris in December that just doesn’t fit with the real image of climate change that so many people are facing across our continent. The Paris negotiations could potentially send a signal that world governments (More...)

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The Power Shift wave has started

We recently shared updates on how we were preparing to experience a rich, intense and colorful month of March, with various power shift events/workshops/gatherings being launched in various places of the Africa-Arab region. On the 6th to 9th of March, a three-day workshop was held in Egypt where the fight against coal is becoming taken (More...)

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