Pacific Climate Warriors are uplifting in prayer the Marshall Islands, Tokelau, Tonga and Niue. They are holding their vigils in St Peters Square.
As world leaders prepare to gather in New York for the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit, the President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Christopher J. Loeak, has issued a powerful call to action on climate change in a video address to the world.
President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands
Christopher J. Loeak
Marshallese poet speaks on behalf of civil society during the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Leaders Summit in New York City. Check out this high-quality version of Kathy's poem with footage of climate actionaround the world
Jo-Jikum means "Your home" in Marshallese, and stands for Jodrikdrik in Jipan Ene Eo Ekutok Maroro, which translates to Youth For a Greener Marshall Islands. (Note: Ekutok Maroro is the ancient Marshallese phrase that is used to describe a lush, beautiful, fruitful area.)
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