19 May Kumi Naidoo
Kumi Naidoo, after stepping down as Executive Director for Greenpeace International, has since been serving as the Launch Director for the Pan-African civil society movement, Africans Rising for Justice Peace and Dignity. He has served as Secretary General of CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, Board Chair of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAAP) and President of the Global Call for Climate Action (GCCA). Kumi now serves as Board member for 350.org and as an ambassador to the Southern African Faith Communities Environmental Institute. Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr., he is currently setting up a new Institute for the Advancement of Creative Maladjustment. Kumi remains as committed as ever to the struggle for equality and justice.