News and Updates

12
Jun

African Stories through the African lens: The launch of ACCER Awards 2018

Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) officially launched the Africa Climate Change & Environmental Reporting (ACCER) 2018 Awards on 5 June 2018. The launch coincided with the World Environment day 2018, a strategic platform as it answered the ‘Why” for our concern on matters climate change. Media is therefore a critical advocacy tool for climate...
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07
Jun

Change our Story: Be the Solution not the Pollution

The World Environment Day was marked in pomp and color globally on 5 June 2018. This year’s theme, Beat Plastic Pollution, was a global advocacy call on greening the blue and getting rid of plastics from our seas and oceans. In Kenya, the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), in partnership with the County Government...
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08
May

Developed countries will deliver on climate finance commitments, UN climate chief asserts

Negotiators and other interest groups at the ongoing UN climate change talks in Bonn, Germany, have been attempting to answer three questions – Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there? The process of answering these questions has been termed the “Talanoa Dialogue”, a Fijian concept of non-confrontational approach...
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08
May

Talanoa Dialogue: UN Climate Chief up-beat about progress in climate negotiations

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa is up-beat about the Talanoa Dialogue approach to climate negotiations. At a roundtable with the media, Espinosa said the first phase of the Talanoa dialogue which took place on Sunday, 6th May, 2018, is a positive start towards an inclusive approach to climate negotiations...
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08
May

PACJA invite les organisations de la société civile à accompagner la BAD dans l’industrialisation de l’Afrique

Plus de trois cent (300) organisations de la Société Civile (OSC), en provenance de divers pays africains se réunissent, a l’initiative de la Banque Africaine de Développement +BAD), depuis ce lundi 07 dans la capitale économique ivoirienne, Abidjan, pour plancher sur l’engagement des OSC dans l’industrialisation en Afrique.  Les membres de l’Alliance Panafricaine pour la Justice...
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08
May

MITHIKA: Agriculture is a sustainable development issue

Farmers are among the first victims of climate change as they rely on the weather and the environment in its entirety for their production and livelihoods. But until the last climate meeting in Bonn in November 2017, agriculture had been missing from the decisions of the Conference of Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework...
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