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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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  • Living for a cause

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - August 8, 2012 at 11:29

    This November marks three years since I was appointed Executive Director of Greenpeace International. Coming to Greenpeace represented an opportunity for me to actually be part of an organisation that has taken, and continues to take a leadership role... Read more >

  • World Environment Day: Now More than Ever

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - June 5, 2012 at 18:24

    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 >

  • Occupy the world

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - October 21, 2011 at 12:17

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    At the weekend my twitter feed was alive with news of the hundreds of thousands of people around the world, including in my adopted city of Amsterdam, taking a stand in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement.

    It is a m...

  • 40 years of Inspiring Action

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - September 15, 2011 at 16:02

    Believe it or not, Greenpeace celebrates its 40 birthday today! To mark the occasion, Kumi Naidoo, our International Executive Director, calls on us all to take inspiration from that first Greenpeace voyage, and to demand a better future for our ... Read more >

  • Banking on the next Fukushima

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - May 11, 2011 at 19:19

    Two months after the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan our thoughts are with those who have lost loved ones, those who face an uncertain future and those who are still unable to return home because of the deadly contamination from t... Read more >

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