COP 22 – Non State Actors:  African Voices for Action
Nov10

COP 22 – Non State Actors: African Voices for Action

COP 22 – Non State Actors:  African Voices for Action  By Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache     COP 22  will end on  the 18th of November.  Eraenvironnement.com introduces you to 11 African eminent experts. From Climate finance, environmental law,  to climate justice, these experts are following deeply the negotiations. Their task: finding a new way of thinking and acting  with the need to implement  the Paris Agreement.   Thelma Munequete Born in Mozambique, Thelma Munhequete is a serial entrepreneur, underpinned by training in Germany and South Africa .  Based in Maputo, she setups and runs Africa Foundation For Sustainable Development office ( AFSD)* . This dynamic woman is  experienced  in project Coordination’s , Human resource (Training and Recruitment ) ,project execution. She has been appointed as the Global Environmental Facility’s Country Contact Point for the Civil Society Network, with a key objective of expanding the CSO network in Mozambique.  She currently develops  a Sustainable Community Lodge with main in focus for gender and Youths project and job creation. She has previously conducted  Community Needs Assessment and Environmental Impact Assessment for a Power Station in Mozambique with AFSD support.  She will participate in the first ever Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) Innovation Forum from 12-13 November 2016, at the Université Cadi Ayyad in parallel to the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) of the UNFCCC in Marrakech, Morocco. At the closing session, she will moderate a panel  entitled, “People, Gender and Policy on a Changing Planet”.   *AFSD is guided by international conventions, the Sustainable Development Goals and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. One of the main challenges of social development is the Appolinaire Zagabe   Working on Climate Change issues since 2011, Appolinaire Zagabe is one of the emerging  talents of his country and Africa. He is from the Democratic Public of Congo. He owns his Master’s degree of Laws in Public International Law from Kampala International University in Uganda. He has taken various  Environment and Climate change courses  in Africa and Europe ( Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy).  He  gained significant experience at United Nations Model Conferences, as well as conflict resolution skills, human rights advocacy training, and alternative dispute resolution education and Diplomacy. He initiated multiple projects related to safe environment and food security in DRC. He has followed many UN Climate Change conference as an expert on environmental law. In Marrakech, he follows deeply the issues on climate finance especially on adaptation.   Nkiruka  Nnaemego is  a lawyer,  an agro-entrepreneur and  a development practitioner from Nigeria. This young woman is the  founder of  the  Nigerian youth  Non Governmental Organization:  Fresh and Young Brains Development Initiative ( FYBDI). She  is the executive coordinator...

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COP 22- Maroc- Société civile-Fadoua Brour: un état d’esprit altruiste
Oct15

COP 22- Maroc- Société civile-Fadoua Brour: un état d’esprit altruiste

COP 22- Maroc- Société civile-Fadoua Brour: un état d’esprit altruiste Aujourd’hui, Eraenvironnement.com vous fait découvrir le portrait de Fadoua Brour. C’est une des femmes déterminées et dynamiques qui marqueront la COP 22. Par Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache Présidente et Fondatrice de la Moroccan Youth Climate Movement ( MYCM), Fadoua Brour se définit comme ambitieuse, énergique et positive. Mais cette jeune femme est aussi altruiste. Son combat :  les droits humains. Elle coordonne ainsi le réseau des actions climatiques et des femmes de la planète (WECAN sigle anglais) pour la région du Moyen Orient et de l’Afrique du Nord.  Elle dispose d’ un MBA spécialisé en droits des Affaires.  Fadoua Brour organise des conférences, des caravanes, des campagnes de sensibilisation ainsi que des ateliers en faveur des jeunes et des femmes. Elle fait partie des membres actifs de la COY 12 Conférence de la Jeunesse (COY « Conference of Youth ») initiée juste avant la COP chaque année.  Le Maroc accueillera  du 04 au 06 Novembre 2016 à Marrakech, la 12ème édition de ce rassemblement, en amont de la 22ème Conférence des Parties de la Convention-Cadre des Nations Unies sur le Changement Climatique (COP22) prévu du 7 au 18 novembre prochain. En attendant,  elle interviendra dimanche  au Forum Euro-Méditerranéen des Jeunes Leaders  à Essaouira (Maroc). Elle  évoquera  les engagements de la jeunesse  sur la préservation  de l’environnement et la promotion du développement...

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