Climate Strikes in South Asia

//Climate Strikes in South Asia

In over 150 countries, people are stepping up to support young climate strikers. Here is a list of what’s happening in South Asia.

NoCountryOrganisationDetailsContact information
1PakistanSustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)- 20th September from 15:00 to 17:30 local time in Islamabad.
- Strike to include school students, university students, media, policy makers and citizens of Islamabad
- Also developed city specific demands which will be submitted to ministry at later stages
Maryam Shabbir
2BangladeshActionAid- 20th September from 14:30 to 17:00 local time at Press Club, Ramna, Dhaka
Tanjir Hossain
3IndiaLaxmi- Engaged with the Extinction Rebellion and FFF groups in Delhi to help organise the school strike events and other rallies etc Jyoti Awasthi
4BangladeshBangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS)- Will be observing Global Climate Strike Week from 20th September 2019 by organising programmes in three separate areas: Khulna city, Shyamnagar sub-district of Satkhira district and the third in Dacope sub-district of Khulna district of Bangladesh.
- Planning on taking handprints of the students of Khulna city schools and taking their message/demands regarding climate change, to organise a big rally, discussion sessions etc.
Saumitro Chakrabarti
5BangladeshLocal Environment Development and Agricultural Research Society (LEDARS)- Organising Climate Action Week in Satkhira starting with a press conference at Upazila Press Club in Shyamnagar Mohon Kumar Mondal
6Bangladesh CARE Bangladesh- 20th September from 14:30 to 17:00 local time at Press Club, Ramna, Dhaka
Mrityunjoy Das
7BangladeshCOAST BD- Conducting a human chain following the climate strike on 20 SeptemberAminul Haque
8NepalNepalese Youth for Climate Action (NYCA) and Clean Energy Nepal- Climate Strike is being organised by NYCA together with other collaborating partners in Nepal. The strike will voice out the need for a fossil fuel-free world, raise issues on climate change ,speak against fossil fuel finance in Nepal. Shreya KC
9IndiaIndian Network on Ethics and Climate Change (INECC)- Preparing for actions to be taken during Global Climate Action Week including:
- Action at tribal schools in Andhra Pradesh
- Action with school going students in Urban Visakhapatnam
- An energy audit initiative in an urban college in Mumbai
- An INECC network meeting in Mumbai
- Launch of INECC 'Low carbon' website
- Campaign on social media
Ajita Tiwari Padhi
By | 2019-09-20T10:08:55+05:30 September 20th, 2019|Events|