On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
In November 2010, a shadow climate tribunal took place in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Supported by Oxfam, the tribunal was the first of its kind to take place in Bangladesh.
Barek Majhi was a witness at the tribunal. Meet Barek and hear his story.
The climate tribunals are developing the idea that those responsible for climate change, can and should be held accountable through the law. Specifically they explore the possibilities for using national laws to hold governments and other private actors accountable for the impacts of the changing climate on vulnerable communities.
Learn more about shadow climate tribunals supported by Oxfam.