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Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC, will headline the 10th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture, which is held annuall on 7 October 2020, the retired Archbishop’s 89th birthday. Figueres will join two young African climate activists, Uganda’s Vanessa Nakate (23) and South Africa’s Ayakha Melithafa (17). They will address the subject: Climate Justice Globally, Now and for the Future, with an emphasis on intergenerational dialogue and cooperation.

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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu with 10th Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture speakers Vanessa Nakate (top-right), Christiana Figueres (bottom-left) and Ayakha Melithafa.