Arab World

Perspectives Middle East & North Africa #9 - A Region Heating Up: Climate Change Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

Published: 29 August 2016

The Middle Eastern and Northern African (MENA) region, faced with tumultuous changes in the last five years, shows a picture of shrinking spaces for civil society activism. In contrast, ecological activism is growing and connecting the fight for climate justice to other demands for community and indigenous rights, gender equality, democracy and transparency.