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[....]Read More
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[....]Read More
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.[....]Read More
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. [....]Read More
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 [......]Read More
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.Read More
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been called upon to push for green climate funding from developed nations to help mitigate the climate crisis in Kenya [......]Read More
Pacja’s Augustine Njamnshi attended the People's Summit for Climate, Rights and the Survival of Humanity in New York [......]Read More
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,[...]Read More
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 [...]Read More
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, [......]Read More
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” [......]Read More
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 [......]Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More