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

    The African Group of Negotiators has called for support from the Civil Society to help the continent’s special case and circumstances recognised.

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

    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.

    The Voices for Change Partnership Project CSO partners have met to review work progress in their efforts to build climate resilience among pastoral and marginalised communities.

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

    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[....]

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

    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[....]

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

    Initiatives to shift investments from fossil fuels to decentralised renewable energy systems is 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 honoured again

    The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance Executive Director Mithika Mwenda has been recognised 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

    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. [....]

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  • UN challenged to help youth mitigate climate change

    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 [......]

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  • PACJA set for the AMCEN 2019

    The Seventeenth Regular Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) 2019 is just around the corner and Civil Society Organisations are gearing up for events before the main act, referred to as the Regular Session, on October 11th to15th, 2019 in Durban, South Africa.

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  • Calls for Kenyan Government to do more in Climate Action

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has been called upon to push for green climate funding from developed nations to help mitigate the climate crisis in Kenya [......]

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  • Climate Action cannot wait, says PACJA’s Njamnish.

    Pacja’s Augustine Njamnshi attended the People's Summit for Climate, Rights and the Survival of Humanity in New York [......]

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    The Pan African Justice Alliance Executive Director Mithika Mwenda is this year’s winner of the International Earth Care Award.

    The Award, for which he was named winner in July 2019,[...]

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  • The PACJA Gabon platform strengthens its governance structures with extraordinary general assembly.

    During the August 10, 2019 meeting at its headquarters in Angondje, Sherko City, members representing more than 60 Gabonese civil society organisations were briefed on the new provisions regarding the life of the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance [...]

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  • Chatting a way forward towards a climate resilient Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH) in East Africa.

    Between 4th and 6th September 2019, PACJA was represented in a regional workshop convened by WaterAid East Africa, whose aim was to build a common agenda on WASH advocacy amongst civil society networks for the achievement of SDG 6. Attended by WASH national CSO networks from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia, [......]

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  • Remarks By Mithika Mwenda, Executive Director, Pacja, During The Eighth Conference on Climate Change And Development In Africa (Ccda-Viii)

    It is a great pleasure, and a humbling experience, once again, to join this exciting congregation at the 8th edition of the Conference on Climate and Development in Africa (CCDA-VIII), with befitting theme, “Stepping up climate action for a resilient Africa: a race we can and must win” [......]

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  • Sida vows to continue working with PACJA

    The Swedish Government has praised a Pan African organisation for its transparency and pledged to continue working with it to address the climate crisis in Africa [......]

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  • Finish work on the Galana-Kulalu dam project-says Pacja

    Calls by a Kenyan Senate Committee on Agriculture to have the controversial Galana-Kulalu irrigation scheme audited are timely.

    The Sh5.9 billion project, if completed, will help deal with issues and effects of climate crisis, especially drought. The recent sufferings by a section of Kenyans in Baringo and Turkana was not necessary.

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  • Team validates workshop for CSOs implementation framework model for NCCAP

    The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) has joined its platform in Kenya and some partner groups to validate the CSOs implementation framework model for National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP).

    The follow-up meeting was done by PACJA through its Kenya Platform for Climate Governance (KPCG), in collaboration with Voice for Change Partnerships (V4CP) and Community Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation Project.

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  • Chines envoy denies his country’s involvement in controversial Lamu coal power project.

    The Chinese Ambassador to Kenya has sought to clear its name from the controversial coal fuelled power plant in Lamu that has seen Civil Society groups and the coastal town’s residents protest in the streets.

    Ambassador to Kenya Wu Peng, while addressing representatives of Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) and some Kenyan Civil Society groups in the embassy in Nairobi, refuted claims that his country was involved in the construction of the plant in Lamu.

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  • Kenya makes positive steps towards green growth trajectory.

    Assertive policy and regulatory frameworks are essential in creating favorable conditions that would allow renewable energy technologies to grow and replace carbon-emitting fuels. Kenya signed a Paris Climate change treaty on greenhouse gas reduction obligations. The process of implementation of the Paris agreement on Renewable energy and energy efficiency has begun through the Least Developed Countries Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Initiative (LDC REEEI) for Sustainable Development. The LDC REEEI is keen on providing clean and sustainable energy to those who cannot access electricity, improving energy efficiency and thus creation of jobs in the manufacturing industries. It is also in line with SDG7 on affordable and clean energy.

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