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UCLA African Studies Event: Africa's Readiness for Climate Change



  • Please find attached a special edition of our newsletter about the upcoming Africa’s Readiness for Climate Change (ARCC) virtual forum, organized by the UCLA African Studies Center and Earth Rights Institute. 

     

    The webinar event is scheduled for April 19-23 and registration to attend is free; register at:  https://ucla.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b5cGk3_ASFO1WEkwK2NAtA.  Exact times to be announced, but starting time will be 9 am for most days as three of the presenters will be Zooming from the continent.

     

    Confirmed Speakers are Nnimmo Bassey, Director of the Health of Mother Earth Foundation; Ousmane Aly Pame, President Global Ecovillage Network Africa,

    Founder/President REDES (Network for Ecovillage Emergence and Development in the Sahel); HE Ambassador Sidique Abou-Bakarr Wai, Sierra Leone Ambassador to the US; and Elizabeth Wathuti, Founder, Green Generation Initiative and Head of Campaigns at Wangari Maathai Foundation, Kenya.

     

    Additionally, there will be panels on Public Health, Indigenous Knowledge, Policy, and more.

     

    For information, please email africa@international.ucla.edu or visit the conference website at https://www.international.ucla.edu/asc/article/206676 or call 323.335.9965.

     

    Authored by:
    Sheila Breeding
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