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  • PAN AFRICAN CLIMATE JUSTICE ALLIANCE’S STATEMENT ON RACIAL DISCRIMINATION SHOWN TO UGANDAN CLIMATE ACTIVIST VENESSA

    Media must not join in the discrimination vice, Africans are proud of themselves as they are

    A voice is heard from Uganda, here in Africa, where occupants are predominantly black. It is a cry. The cry is loud and clear. We can’t take this anymore.

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  • The African Group of Negotiators has called for support from the Civil Society

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    Madrid, Dec.4
    The African Group of Negotiators has called for support from the Civil Society to help the continent’s special case and circumstances recognized.

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  • At COP25, African CSOs urge rich countries to step up climate action

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    Madrid, Spain, 1 Dec 2019 — A pre-COP 25 event hosted by the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) has today adopted an African civil society position calling for a holistic ambition from Parties, particularly rich countries, ahead of the annual climate change summit (COP 25), which opens in Madrid, Spain on Monday 2 December 2019.

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  • PACJA acknowledged for work on policy and advocacy

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    The Voices for Change Partnership Project CSO partners have met to review work progress in their efforts to build climate resilience among pastoral and marginalized communities.
    The meeting recently held in Naivasha also saw CSO partners in the project submit their advocacy plans for 2020.

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  • PACJA welcomes AfDB’s pull-out from funding the Lamu coal project.

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    The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) has welcomed the move by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to withdraw from funding the controversial Lamu coal-powered project.
    The withdrawal from the funding of the1050 MWcoal power plant was made clear in the publication of an environmental and social impact assessment done on the project in May.

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  • Which way forward for PACJA and its partners on this energy transition campaign?

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    Take-home points
    After a whole day’s work at the AMCEN pre-event on Energy, held in Durban, South Africa, these were the questions and ideas that came up.

    They are:
    How do we influence people who influence investment in renewable energy, because the power does not lie with us?
    How do we influence behavior and policy on matters of energy? It is what we do.
    If we have to influence, are the people we are targeting in a position to act? And what are their interests, attitude, feeling or beliefs towards our course?

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  • Tanzanian CSOs sensitised on opportunities in achieving increased renewable energy availability and use

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    Initiatives to shift investments from fossil fuels to decentralized renewable energy systems are an integral part of climate change mitigation and a socio-economic enabler. In order to take forward this agenda in a successful way, CSOs need involvement and participation of communities and national governments.

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  • PACJA Executive Director honored again

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    The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance Executive Director Mithika Mwenda has been recognized by a higher institution of learning following the resolve he has made and the contribution towards the achievement of climate justice.

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  • Opportunity to tackle climate crisis as Africans get more access to energy

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    The quest for renewable energy is more of an opportunity for Africa than a cry for help to shift, a workshop to consolidate the Civil Societies’ voice ahead of this year’s African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN 2019) has been told.
    “Unless and until people are involved in solving the problems they face, this is a war in futility,” speaker after speaker seemed to reiterate

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  • UN challenged to help youth mitigate climate change

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    The United Nations has been called upon to work with the youth to engage in cycling as a way of mitigating effects of climate change.
    At the same time, the youth have been called upon to actively participate in the reduction of effects of climate change using technology and innovation.

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