Catching the last wave with Sainimili Tawake

December 6, 2022

Our guest for this episode of Catching the last wave is Sainimili Tawake, who works as inclusive development advisor for the Pacific Disability Forum.

The Pacific Disability Forum is a constituency of 71 organizations of and for persons with disabilities spread across 22 Pacific Island countries and territories. The organization has the main objective of advocating for the recognition of human rights of all persons with disabilities, as well as for the needs and interests of Pacific persons with disabilities with respect to political, social, economic, and cultural development.

Our guest Sainimili Tawake, who also works as the climate change focal point, has more than twenty years of experience in the areas of social inclusion and disability-inclusive development.

In this episode, we will hear about the perspective of persons with disabilities on climate change and security, and what can be done to include persons with disabilities in the climate security discourse.