News and Updates

17
Aug

PACJA ENGAGES NAIROBI YOUTH ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

The youth in Kenya make-up of the majority population and are the vision bearers of any development conscious country or society. In Kenya the president is trying to improve and increase the participation of youths in the economy by engaging them in the big4 Agenda and making policies that favor youths like requiring 30% of...
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15
Aug

AMCEN offers Opportunity For Non-State Actors input into UNEA-4 and COP24 as PACJA announces ACCER finalists

The upcoming Special Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN), under the overarching theme “Turning Environmental Policies into Action through Innovative Solutions” meant to take place at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi, Kenya from 17 to 21 September 2018, offers a perfect opportunity for Non state actors...
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15
Aug

National Climate Governance Conference: Opportunity for Devolved governments

The Pan Africa Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), the Council of Governors (CoG), the County Assemblies Forum (CAF), among other partners, are proposing a one-day National Conference to take stock on the progress so far reached in the implementation of NDCs, with specific focus on the devolved units of governance. The Conference will be held as...
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18
Jul

FCPF Capacity Building Programme: Project Completion workshop set for Addis Ababa 22-24th July 2018.

PACJA and MPIDO seek to convene the FCPF Capacity Building Programme on REDD+ Project Completion workshop for Forest-dependent Indigenous Peoples and Southern CSOs in the African Region in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 22nd-24th May 2018. The current phase of the FCPF Capacity Building Program on REDD+ Project is set to come to an end on...
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18
Jul

PACJA signs a ground breaking MoU with NAACP

The demand for justice anywhere in the world has taken the pains and struggles of selfless and dedicated persons, human beings with blood running through their veins feeling the pains and suffering of all the rest.   They give their lives to stand up for the rest. As we celebrate the icons of justice across the...
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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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