Climate Change talk by Jiten Yumnam May 20

May 20, 2014

On Tuesday, May 20th at 7 PM in room 4-237, the Boston & MIT Chapters of AID (Association for India’s Development) present Climate Change: False Solutions & Impacts on Communities, a talk by Jiten Yumnam from the Centre for Research & Advocacy, Manipur (CRAM). CRAM promotes indigenous peoples’ self-determined rights and development over their land, resources, and territory for conservation and management of natural environments using a human rights based approach to development. Jiten Yumnam, a human rights and environmental activist and journalist will be sharing his experience of working in Manipur and across Northeastern India. He will also talk about land, forest, water and community rights over natural resources and discuss the impact to local communities and environments. This event is free and open to all. For more information, visit the AID website or the event page on Facebook.

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