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Working together to safeguard our collective future

Dignified Storytelling celebrated stories which promote knowledge, provide solutions, and drive action towards a healthier environment during Climate & Biodiversity Week at Expo 2020 Dubai.

The audience was greeted with spoken-word poetry performances spotlighting youth poets who help empower individuals and their communities to mitigate climate change and promote biodiversity.

Speakers of the day

This session featured original poetry by Guam poet John  “Meta” Sarmiento , Ghana’s finest poet and spoken word artist Chief Moomen, and a special guest intervention by Ireland’s Climate Envoy Dr. Sinead Walsh. Moderated by Ragy Saro, Head of International Organisations at Expo 2020 Dubai this session included an open discussion with the poets on how they utilise their art to address the most pressing environmental issues of our times and the importance of working together to safeguard our collective future. 

Ragy Saro

Head of International Organisations at Expo 2020 Dubai and Lead, Dignified Storytelling 

MODERATOR

Chief Moomen

Ghanaian poet, playwright and creative entrepreneur

Meta Sarmiento

Award-winning poet and rapper

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