Net Zero advocates from Lesotho and the United Kingdom call for nuclear for Net Zero at an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) event held at the #Atoms4Climate pavilion at the Conference of Parties (COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
Lesotho - As part of global efforts to slow climate change by tackling methane, the Unite Nations (UN) last week Friday announced a new satellite-based system to detect emissions of the climate warming gas and allow governments and businesses to respond.
The African Union Commission Chairperson's Youth Envoy Ms. Chido Cleopatra Mpempa has called upon African youth to participate in environmental issues urgently.
United Nations in conjunction with the Government of Zimbabwe and the Zimbabwe Youth Council held a two day workshop from 26th to 27th October 2022 in Harare, with the aim of training the youth leaders on issues of climate action.
The African Union (AU) in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the Republic of Rwanda launched the 7th Pan African Forum on Migration (PAFOM), in Kigali, under the theme: “Addressing the Impact of Climate Change on Human Mobility in Africa: Building Adaptation Strategies and Resilient Communities” on 18 October 2022, to provide a more focused engagement with all relevant Migration stakeholders including Regional Economic Communities (RECs), AU Member States, Ambassadors, private sector, academia, parliamentarians, African diaspora community and civil society organizations in Africa and to discuss among others ways in strengthening continental, regional and national consultation mechanisms on Migration to enhance collaboration among African Union Member States, for sustainable Migration Governance in Africa, and serves as a platform for participants to share experiences and best practices on the impact of climate change, displacement and migration; especially within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and formulate relevant recommendations on early warning, preparedness, and adaptation strategies, including return and reintegration in communities of origin.
Experts meeting in Cairns, Australia last month highlighted the crucial role of nature-based solutions in tackling climate change and called for vastly increased funding for such approaches.
LESOTHO – A trail blazing science journalists’ network has awarded fellowships to 17 journalists from eastern and southern Africa to cover the Conference of Parties 27 on climate change.
TOURISM Ministers of the Environment from across the Pan European region have agreed to promote the transformation of tourism, with key initiatives of the One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme to serve as their guiding principles.
Ministry of Environment steers Climate change Mainstreaming for Harare, Chitungwiza, Epworth and Ruwa
The Ministry of Environment Climate Tourism and Hospitality Industry on Friday 23 September 2022 held a Climate Change Mainstreaming District Engagement for Harare, Chitungwiza, Epworth and Ruwa in the Capital. The programme is part of ongoing efforts to implement country wide awareness and capacity building exercise to assist subnational governments to begin to integrate climate change in development planning.
The latest move marks the commencement of gender mainstreaming in-line with the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Gender Action Plan, National Climate Policy, Zimbabwes Climate Change Gender Action Plan and other climate-related policies and strategies. The training of trainers enhanced use of the Gender and Climate Change Training Manual in the implementation of Zimbabwe's NDC.