Concept Note

In The News

On Wednesday, the House of Commons became the first parliament in the world to declare a climate emergency. The resolution came on the heels of the recent Extinction Rebellion mass uprising that shut down Central London last month in a series of direct actions.

A Consultative Workshop on Gender Climate Information Services has begun in Accra.

 

About 60 participants are attending the two-day workshop, which is taking place on the theme: Enhancing gender engagement in the uptake and use of Climate Information and Services (CIS). It is being organized by the United Nations(UN) Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) and WISER.

 

The workshop is discussing the nexus between gender and climate change and to explore ways of enhancing the role of women in the production, uptake and use of CIS at both policy and practical levels.

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