Njeri Kabeberi

Njeri Kabeberi, a passionate activist in social justice and women’s rights, joined Greenpeace on September 1st, 2016 as the Executive Director of Greenpeace Africa, on a trajectory to lead the organisation into a new wave of Environmental Justice and an Environmental Movement for Africa. An individual with extensive INGO leadership and management experience, Njeri worked as the Chief Executive Officer of the Civil Society Reference Group (CSRG) in Kenya, as the Executive Director of the Centre for Multi-Party Democracy (CMD-Kenya), Country Representative for the Netherlands Institute for Multi-Party Democracy and Development Coordinator East and Southern Africa for Amnesty International. Ms. Kabeberi has served on several Boards among them as Chair of the Release Political Prisoners organization, on the Board of the Kenya Human Rights Commission, currently chairs the International Centre for Policy and Conflict (ICPC) in Kenya and is on the Board of Advisors for International IDEA. Njeri embodies passion, activism and understands the context of environmental justice in Africa. Njeri has received several local and International awards for her human rights and social justice work.

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Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.

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