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Five African countries in focus as civil society engages in GCF process

Samuel-Ogallah-Samson  Five African countries in focus as civil society engages in GCF process Samuel e1487871358454

Malawi, Senegal, Kenya, Morocco and Ghana have been listed as focused countries under a fresh initiative involving civil society organisations (CSOs) in Africa and the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Tagged the ‘‘Civil Society Organisations Readiness to the Green Climate Fund – focus Africa’’, the project, which is being anchored by the Nairobi, Kenya-based Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), was ...

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PACJA: Paris climate deal should tackle damages, not just causes

Mithika  PACJA: Paris climate deal should tackle damages, not just causes Mithika e1442136451468

Secretary General at the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), Mithika Mwenda, has said that negotiators must unite and push loss and damage into a fair and equitable climate deal for Africa’s most vulnerable people. Commenting on the outcome of the recently held climate negotiations in Bonn in Germany, Mwenda remarked that Africa, small island states and the least developed ...

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PACJA releases handbook on INDCs

Mithika Mwenda  PACJA releases handbook on INDCs Mithika Mwenda

The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) on Friday, May 1st, 2015 officially released a publication aimed at enhancing country activities ahead of the much-vaunted COP 21 in Paris later in the year. Titled: “Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs): A Handbook for Practitioners,” the publication, says PACJA officials in a press statement, is vital as many countries are in the ...

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Civil Society’s visit to African Group at COP 20 in photos

AG7  Civil Society’s visit to African Group at COP 20 in photos AG7

Members of the African Group of Negotiators on Climate Change recently in Lima, Peru at the sidelines of the COP 20 UN climate summit met officials of a team of civil society organisations (CSOs) operating under the aegis of the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA).                                 ...

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Africa demands ratification of KP2 extension at Lima talks

Nagmeldin G. Elhassan  Africa demands ratification of KP2 extension at Lima talks Nagmeldin G

The African Group of Negotiators on Climate Change has urged developed countries to ratify an extension of the second phase of Kyoto Protocol (KP). They say the developed nations must show leadership in tackling climate change effects by ratifying the binding treaty. Nagmeldin G. Elhassan, the Chair of the African Group of Negotiators, says ratifying the second commitment period is ...

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Africa eyes comprehensive 2015 draft as Lima climate talks begin

Africa eyes comprehensive 2015 draft as Lima climate talks begin Pacja

The United Nations Climate Change Conference opening today in Lima, Peru carries the prospects of putting the world on the pathway to a comprehensive climate agreement in 2015, experts have said. Amidst cautious optimism, African civil society groups under the umbrella of the Pan-African Climate Justice (PACJA) have called for a draft text to be adopted in Paris next year ...

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From Marrakech to Bulawayo: African CSOs confront climate change

Samuel-Ogallah-Samson  From Marrakech to Bulawayo: African CSOs confront climate change Samuel e1487871358454

It took 22 days in the month of October 2014 to complete the race of about 70,707km from Morocco to Zimbabwe. What is at stake here, the Olympics, the World Cup, Africa Cup of Nations torch or the visit of King Mohamed VI to President Mugabe? You be the Judge! If East Africa was involved in this race, you can guess they ...

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Morocco welcomes PACJA, pledges support

Morocco welcomes PACJA, pledges support  Sam Ogallah and Ms Hakima El Haite

Following the successful launch of the Moroccan chapter of the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) at the sidelines of the African Climate Change conference in Marrakech, Morocco, the government of the Kingdom of Morocco has welcomed the initiative. While commending the organisation for its extensive advocacy on climate justice for Africa, the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Energy, Mining, ...

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