Who we are

Climate Activist Defenders (CAD) aims to protect the lives and well-being of front line climate justice activists (CJAs) working under oppressive and dangerous conditions. We facilitate their ability to continue carrying out their vital work to ensure a truly just transition and sustainable future.

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What we do

CAD provides personalised and individual emergency support and safety resources for climate justice activists in immediate risk. Through this activity we are also able to find unique solutions for each case.

Our Partners

Campaigns + Actions

COP27 Safety Hub

CAD was part of COP27 Safety Hub together with 30+ organisations operating globally accross various incident response needs – including legal, physical safety, wellbeing, digital security, emergency grants, as well as temporary relocation. The hub has also published a safety guide for youth climate activists participarting in COP27 translated to 6 languages. This guide has been co-created with MAPA activists, risk specialists and egyptian climate and right defenders with the intention of supporting YCAs atteding COP (United Nations Climate Change Conference). Further, the Safety Hub offered 4 infosessions about youth safety at COP27 and had an emergency support helpline available to activists.

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