Interview with the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Wangari Maathai, 2 April 2009. The interviewer is Marika Griehsel, freelance journalist.
Wangari Maathai discusses the value of recognition as a part of the peace ‘puzzle’, the real effects of climate change in Africa (7:55), the importance of recapturing her childhood memories (12:56), the evolution of Green Belt from a pilot project to a movement (18:03), the custodial role of governments (20:54), and her new book, The Challenge for Africa (27:50).
Telephone interview with Professor Wangari Maathai, by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel, after the announcement of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize, 8 October 2004.
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