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Kumi Naidoo

Born in 1965 and hailing from South Africa, Kumi Naidoo has been Greenpeace’s International Executive Director since November 2009.

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  • A President for change?

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - 8 June, 2012 at 17:10 19 comments

    When I met with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia yesterday, he urged me to consider that Greenpeace and the Indonesian government are “in the same boat” and that “we share the same dream.” Words like this are certainly good to hear, as ... Read more >

  • Now more than ever

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - 5 June, 2012 at 9:27 8 comments

    We’re at a critical stage in our journey as activists. As a movement we’re easy targets, and we’ve endured all manner of strife along the way. Today in many countries we face serious political and legal challenges, designed to punish and discourage di... Read more >

  • iCloud Action at Apple Store in New YorkThe Internet and social media are extraordinary engines of change helping to drive revolutions and positive social change. They’ve become central tools for how we bring pressure on polluters and governments. But if we are not careful, the Internet cou... Read more >

  • Apple: Think Different about your dirty energy

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - 25 April, 2012 at 13:34

    iCloud Action at Apple Store in New YorkThe Internet and social media are extraordinary engines of change helping to drive revolutions and positive social change. They’ve become central tools for how we bring pressure on polluters and governments. But if we are not careful, the Internet... Read more >

  • On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Greenpeace volunteers fly Peace Doves, bearing messages of peace, 'No More Hiroshima', 'Yes to Peace', 'No to Rokkasho' in Japanese and in English, beside the A-Bomb Dome Memorial in Hiroshima.

    What would you do with $1,738 billion (US dollars)? If you were told you had to spend it this year on making people safer, what would you spend it on? 

    $1, 738bn is how much was spent on the world’s military last year, according to estimates by the... Read more >

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