Saint Lucia to amplify regional voice on climate justice ahead of COP 21

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The Saint Lucia leg of Caribbean Voices on and for Climate Change was last this week at the Pigeon Island National Landmark.

Caribbean Voice on and for Climate Change is the brain child of Sustainable Development Minister Sen. Hon. Dr James Fletcher. The campaign seeks to bring forward and amplify genuine Caribbean voices, and to build bridges between governments and civil society in our response to the threats caused by climate change. This is increasingly critical for Caribbean countries as many of our communities sit on the shoreline of climate change devastation.

At a regional meeting held in Saint Lucia on 30 – 31 July 2015 media workers, artistes, civil society representatives and climate negotiators acknowledged the severity and urgency of the current and future impacts of climate change on the Caribbean, and they stressed the need to raise awareness of these threats, within and outside the region.

The meeting also…

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