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Desmond Tutu Award

Environmental advocate for nomadic pastoral communities across the Horn of Africa, Dr. Zeremariam Fre, has been awarded the 2018 Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship. The Fellowship, which this year focuses on environmental care, promotes reconciliation by bringing global support to individuals engaged in local projects. It recognises Dr. Fre's lifetime work supporting pastoral peoples, advocating for their rights to land and care of the natural resources that support them.

The Global Reconciliation Fellowship Awardee, Dr. Zeremariam Fre is a founding director and trustee of PENHA, and  lecturer at the Development Planning Unit of the UCL (DPU-UCL).

For further information and events on the Fellowship award:

ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCATE ACCLAIMED WITH PRESTIGIOUS DESMOND TUTU RECONCILIATION AWARD

Global Reconciliation Website

Acceptance speech: Zeremariam Fre: After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are more hills to climb (extract)

Interview with ABC Australia: DR. FRE'S INTERVIEW WITH ABC AUSTRALIA ON PASTORAL LIVELIHOODS DYNAMISM IN AFRICA

Interview with SBS Radio Australia in Tigrigna language: ቃለ መሕትት ምስ ኤርትራዊ ዶክተር ዘርአማርያም ፍረ - ተሰላሚ ናይ '2018 Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship Award'

60 Minutes with Zeremariam Fre: Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship Awardee London event for October 15th 2018