African Youth and Civil Society Green growth Hub: From the pandemic to Agenda 2030, Mobilized for Change

Le 31 mai 2020 a été publiée la déclaration et la feuille de route de la jeunesse africaine et de la société civile contre le COVID19 et les pandémies pour une reprise de la croissance verte en Afrique et dans le monde . Il s'agit d'un document de position et de feuille de route élaboré et enrichi par plus de 260 organisations d'Afrique et d'autres continents dans le cadre du New Deal for Nature and […]

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SIDE-EVENT: YOUTH ENVIRONMETAL ASSEMBLY Sustainability and Human Rights: Looking beyond Environmental and Climate Change Law!

Background The Youth Environment Assembly is the official youth forum towards the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA).  The Youth Environment Assembly, marks the starting point of this year and try to outline a post-pandemic way forward for ambitious environmental governance.  As this year 2021 marks the year of COVID-recovery and #building back better, the forum will take place online   12, 13 and 18, 19, 20 February 2021, through a […]

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Enhancement of the understanding and the engagement and mobilization of Youth Leaders and civil society towards the CBD COP

The 2010- 2020 Strategic Plan of the Convention on Biological Diversity sets 20 global biodiversity targets or Aichi Targets to be attained in the efforts to reduce biodiversity loss and ensure its contribution to human wellbeing in the move towards the global 2050 vision to live in harmony with nature.  African Countries in compliance with their commitment to this global undertaking, alongside several member states worldwide, internalized the Strategic plan through the adoption of national […]

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NEW DEAL FOR NATURE AND PEOPLE DIGITAL CAMPAIGN

Context: Global trade and economic growth over the last half century have driven huge improvements in health and living standards but also undermined the stability of the Earth’s natural systems and exacerbated global inequality. The 2020 Living Planet Index shows that global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have suffered an average 68% decline in less than half a century (from 1970 to 2016). The main cause of this dramatic decline is habitat […]

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GLOBAL CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS AND COLLABORATION FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE (MOOC) ON THE NEW PACT FOR NATURE AND PEOPLE

The African continent is experiencing a fast pace of economic development which culminates in an increased demand and pressure on the continent’s natural resources. Representing more than 60% of African population, African Youth are disproportionately affected by the environmental issues plaguing the continent. Desertification, pollution, erosion, overexploitation of natural resources such as forest and water, among others hampers prosperity and economic development. The health of Africa’s natural systems has suffered and over the last four […]

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2020 World Desertification Day Celebration ANYL4PSD

When the soil asks for help Desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. It is caused primarily by human activities and climatic variations. Desertification does not refer to the expansion of existing deserts. It occurs because dryland ecosystems, which cover over one third of the world's land area, are extremely vulnerable to overexploitation and inappropriate land use. Poverty, political instability, deforestation, overgrazing and bad irrigation practices can all undermine […]

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African Youth Resilience Initiatives against COVID19 and pandemics

Africa and the world are grappling with the worst public health emergency in recent memory. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 represents the latest in an unfortunately growing list of disasters confronting humanity. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for governments and the international community to focus more on health, environment, climate, land degradation and human security issues. African Civil Society and Youth have an important role to play. African Network of Young Leaders for Peace and Sustainable […]

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