Climate Justice Map Training: Understanding the Climate Justice – Just Transition Landscape
Blue Zone, Thematic Zone 1 Entertainment + Culture Pavilion (Listed under Climate Generation B7 90 in the UNFCCC Venue Map)
Join us for an interactive training session of the Climate Justice Map to learn who is leading intersectional work on the front lines of climate injustice. With a focus on climate storytelling, this event will spotlight those who are on the ground working to achieve climate justice in their communities and will share the human-centred stories behind the data.
Stories from the front lines, we will hear from Aileen Giovanna Ortiz Fonseca highlighting the youth led organisations across Latin America and the Caribbean and tell the story of organisation ClimaLab, and the work they are doing to further climate justice.
Speaker Spotlight: Aileen Giovanna Ortiz Fonseca, she is 24 years old and a daughter of a woman dedicated to sports, art and especially social struggles, who was a CAFAM 2023 woman. Aileen was born in the archipelago of San Andrés, Providence and Ketlina islands, in the middle of the Colombian Caribbean Sea, lawyer from the Luis Amigo Catholic University and administrative and accounting assistant at FUNDETEC institution, soon to graduate of both. Alieen is a, youth leader in Providence Island in favor of the rights of the Raizal community, the legitimate residents and especially the artisanal fishermen of the archipelago, survivors of the category 5 IOTA hurricane.
Alieena has been working for 3 years in the fishermen’s association OLD PROVIDENCE AND KETLINA ISLANDS ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT FISHERMEN I-FISH also is an activist, in accordance with the FISHERMAN FEDERATION, of which they have been in a constant struggle to eradicate industrial fishing in the archipelago and declare more MARINE PROTECTIVE AREAS (MPAS) and exclusive zones for fishing.