Bagiire Sharifu

Bagiire Sharifu, known as “Young Mandela,” is a student climate activist and General Secretary and the Spokesperson of Justice Movement Uganda. Hailing from Uganda, he’s a resilient advocate for environmental justice and the rights of marginalized communities. Despite enduring imprisonment and torture as a result of his activism, Bagiire Sharif’s determination and unwavering commitment have earned him the nickname “Young Mandela.” He continues to inspire and lead, shaping a better future for both his nation and the global community through his activism.