Published: Mon, February 03, 2020
Global News | By Blake Casey

Greta Thunberg Takes Action to Protect Her Name

Greta Thunberg Takes Action to Protect Her Name

The Fridays For Future movement and activist Greta Thunberg held a news conference with the activists in Sweden to spotlight the marginalisation of African voices.

"Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and the worldwide protest movement" Fridays for Future" were nominated Thursday for its 2020 Nobel Peace Prize by 2 Swedish lawmakers.

Ms Thunberg has additionally carried out to trademark Skolstrejk för klimatet (college strike for local weather), the word used on her protest signal that she has carried around the globe to #FridaysForFuture protests.

She said on Instagram that people had tried to sell products and collect money in the movement's name.

According to the parliamentarians, based girl the climate movement "Friday for the future" contributes to the discussion of the problem of climate change at the highest level and draws public attention to this problem.

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Speaking from Kampala with her image on a giant video screen behind Greta, Vanessa said: 'This is the time for the world to listen to the activists from Africa and to pay attention to their stories'.

In September in 2014, months prior to the AP cropped her out of the photo, Nakate was welcomed to the UN Climate Action Summit as well as Youth Summit in NewYork She is additionally the creator of her very own climate team, the Rise Up Movement, which has agents in 10 nations in Africa.

This move would allow legitimate action against persons or companies trying to hijack her name or the movement's which are not in line with its values. I express regret to somebody who has been contacted - or even misled - by way of this type of conduct.

Muigai pointed to a recent locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years, which threatens food security for millions of people in countries including Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia and is moving toward South Sudan and Uganda. It can - and must - not be used for individual or commercial purposes. It's already registered and existing, but it not is not yet up and running. This is precisely nonprofit in fact and there are not any pursuits in philanthropy. "It is just something that is needed for handling money (book royalties, donations, prize money etc) in a completely transparent way", she explained. For instance, taxes have to be paid before we can give them away to specified purposes and charities.

The cropped photo was taken by a photographer for The Associated Press, and Nakate confronted the agency about the incident on Twitter, writing "Why did you remove me from the photo?"

She also announced plans to set up a foundation with her family to promote ecological, climatic and social sustainability.

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