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  • Dear Applicants, Colleagues and Friends, Pleasant regards from Nairobi! As you may be aware, the partner organisations, just like other citizens of the world, are severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Most disproportionately affected however, are the people living in poverty and deprivation, not to mention that these groups are also the most vulnerable to the global climate crisis. As this global public health emergency continues to evolve, the Global Committee of the Nairobi Summer School on Climate Justice held a meeting on 17 March 2020, and deeply reflected on the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation remains dire and unpredictable, [ ....... ]
  • Diana WariraPACJA has convened a consultative forum from 5-6 March in Kampala, Uganda, with stakeholders from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, to assess progress on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Specifically, the stakeholders are deliberating progress on SDGs 5, 8, 10, 13 and 17, that is: achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls; promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all; reduce inequality within and among countries; take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts; and strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership [ ....... ]
  • The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance has been recognised for its consistent fight for climate justice and ensuring sustainable environmental management.The award presented by the African Union and the Sierra Leone government was received on behalf of the organisation by PACJA’s Tracy Sonny (PACJA Botswana) during the Women and Environment Forum and Launching of the African Women Innovators for Sustainable Environment in Freetown, Sierra Leone on March 3, 2020.The Launch of the Women Innovators for Sustainable Environment came at the end of a three-day event that also marked the official commemoration of the Africa Environment and Wangari Maathai Day on [ ....... ]
  • By: Salina Sanou and Diana Warira .Over the past decade, Africa has increasingly borne the brunt of climate change as witnessed by the loss of life, destruction of property and livelihoods, disease outbreaks, poor health outcomes, among other challenges. For instance, cyclones Idai and Kenneth which devastated Southern Africa between March and April 2019, left thousands homeless, others dead, and a crippling humanitarian crisis in their trail. Tens of thousands across the continent have also been affected by drought, flooding, and other tragedies linked to the adverse effects of climate change. Evidently, conversations on addressing climate change are urgent if [ ....... ]
  • By Diana Warira  African Heads of State and Government, leaders of development agencies, regional bodies and various civil society groups convened in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, for the sixth session of the African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development. The forum which took place from 24-27 February 2020, is an annual regional intergovernmental meeting convened by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in liaison with the African Union Commission (AUC) and United Nations (UN) agencies, to review progress on the milestones of the Africa Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as Agenda 2030. Representing the Pan African Climate [ ....... ]
  • February 25, 2020The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance are jointly with WaterAid hosting a team of experts and stakeholders in water use and resources management for a meeting in Kigali, Rwanda.The three-day meeting is dubbed Climate Resilient WASH Convention, and brought together national, regional and multinational stakeholders, and recognizes the importance water plays in the lives of all mankind, and how the commodity is instrumental for the ecosystem and economies, as it is a key resource for several sectors. “Climate change directly impacts water resources and water services for all economic, social and environmental functions that water supports. Therefore, the [ ....... ]
  • PACJA, ClimDev Africa Initiative Partners, the African Climate Policy Centre of UN Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union Commission and the African Development Bank held a successful roundtable in Addis Ababa to reflect and take stock of the UNFCCC-COP 25 Outcomes, and the implications for the African people. This high level event was graced by the presence of the UK government representative Jason Grimes, who is the Deputy Permanent Representative to the African Union, the spokesperson of the African Group of negotiators Ambassador Seyni Nafo, Jean-Paul Adam, the Director, Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resources Management at ECA, and [ ....... ]
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  • PACJA February 9th 2020The Pan African Climate Justice has actively participated in this year’s AU Heads of State Summit in Addis Ababa that started on February 9th 2020.Despite the 33rd African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Summit not fully focusing on climate change, with the overall theme being “Silencing the guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa's Development”, PACJA formed part of a larger team to also draw attention to the climate crisis. This has been viewed as another way of silencing the gun, as food insecurity, climate related migration and conflict over resources have been key contributors to [ ....... ]
  • 120 participants for the capacity building with 65% participants of women from CSOs and LC 1 Gender capacity building ( 100% of women participation) Integration of interlinked thematic : leadership, advocacy, SDGs, national development plan, Women rights, project design-management-implementation-follow….Production of toolkits and communication products ( videos, photos, books … ) in local Download Full Presentation - Powerpoint [ ....... ]
  • Regional Dialogue and Consultation for IPs and CSOs [ ....... ]

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