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The African Youth Climate Justice Caravan from Nairobi to Durban- Winnie’s Diary

Day 7-13th Nov-Lilongwe Concert We head for a drive around Lilongwe early morning, informing everyone that we are headed to Civo Stadium for a climate justice concert in the afternoon. At the various stops many enthusiastic Malawians sign onto our petition and share their experiences on how climate change has affected them. Most talk of [...]

By | November 22nd, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|0 Comments

The Lusaka Declaration Of the COMESA-SADC-EAC Youth Conference on Climate Change

Preamble We, the African youth delegates to the regional youth conference on climate change that took place in Lusaka, Zambia from 18th to 20th October, 2011 on the theme’’ enhancing youth engagement and participation into climate change for integrated sustainable development’: Welcome the initiative of COMESA-SADC-EAC to organize this conference. We Acknowledge that climate change [...]

By | November 18th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|0 Comments

Bonn2011 – Sena Alouka – GLOBAL PANEL The Human Rights Perspective

Session Conveners Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future Abstract One of the main overarching themes coming up from the Multistakeholder Dialogue is to look at the three Nexus securities from a human rights perspective. The human rights perspective has been identified as one of the key issues in the Nexus approach. This perspective supports mechanisms [...]

By | November 18th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|0 Comments

Connecting African youth for climate

Connect4Climate, a global initiative supported by the World Bank, is mobilizing African youth to raise climate change awareness through an online photo/video competition - the winners of which be on show at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference in Durban. The World Bank, in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Environment and more than 30 [...]

By | November 15th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|0 Comments

An African Youth Perspective on COP17

Climate change is an issue African Youth take seriously, not just because Africa is mostly affected but because our capacity to adapt when disaster calls is so low compared to other young people in Europe or Americas and our government is still struggling to develop an adaptation strategy that may not include the voices of [...]

By | November 13th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa|1 Comment

The African Youth Climate Justice Caravan- Winnie’s Diary

Kick off Concert in Nairobi-7th August Memorial Park Its early noon when the concert kicks off. The atmosphere is rife with anticipation.The concert goes far beyond expectation, there are so many people and close to 10,000 petitions have been collected by the time the concert come to an end. The Botswanan trio just blew it [...]

By | November 10th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa|0 Comments