Session 1 – People's Health Hearing: Health Justice Means Climate Justice, at COP26
We started the People’s Health Hearing with Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay from the People’s Health Movement and Rhiannon Osborne from Students for Global Health setting out the space and the intentions for the day. Abi Deivanayagam from Race & Health invited us all to light a candle to mark the opening of the hearing. In session 1, we heard testimonies from Patricia Miranda, Akpobari Celestine, Mafel Macalanda, Gopal Krishna and Raki Ap bringing together their reflections from the Philippines, Nigeria, India and West Papua. To close the session, we heard from two of the listener’s, Ken Henshaw and Maan Tablang.