Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change, and COP27 presents a crucial opportunity to do something about it.
Simeon is a 23-year-old climate activist from Malawi. He graduated from the University of Livingstonia with a Bachelors' degree in Public Health in 2021. Since then he has worked on numerous projects around climate change and climate change awareness. He is part of the Malawi National Youth Network on climate change, and is also an ambassador for Malawi Creation Care Network. He has founded Fridays For Future Malawi. Simeon serves as a national coordinator for Climate Live Malawi as well as for YouthNet for Climate justice Malawi. He is also campaigner for food at COP - campaign that promotes indigenous climate friendly vegetables from Africa to be served in climate conferences like COP27. Currently, he works with CorpsAfrica as community led Development Facilitator in the Chitipa district, which is in the northern part of Malawi. His role is to facilitate small-scale, high impact projects that are identified by local people, fulfill key need, and whose impacts and success can be carefully measured.