Voices from Global

Climate Justice should be at the centre of COP 27, the Africa COP

As a phenomenon that affects the whole world, climate change clearly warrants a comprehensive global response.

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Roadmap to COP27: Dialogue Session 3

This infographic summarises the 3rd Dialogue Session designed to co-produce a roadmap for the movement-building component to COP27.

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The intersectional feminist climate justice guide – Abridged version

This Intersectional Feminist Climate Action Guide is an advocacy and programming tool for civil society, women rights activists, feminists, environmentalists, and minoritized groups i.e. indigenous people, people with disabilities, gender-expansive persons, among others in Africa and the Global South who take on a central role as creators, facilitators and advocates of innovative climate solutions through an inclusive and rights-based approach.

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A Word of Justice on World Environment Day

This year’s world environment day theme #OnlyOneEarth was the same as the 1972 Stockholm Conference when the United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP) was established. Is it not baffling how the same theme used then, applies today? Does this imply that we have not made any progress to solving our environmental crisis?

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Locally-led climate solutions

Locally-led climate solutions are solutions in which communities (including marginalized groups) participate meaningfully in developing and implementing adaptation or mitigation solutions.

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Roadmap to COP27

This infographic summarises the 2nd Dialogue Session designed to co-produce a roadmap for the movement-building component to COP27.

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Mobilizing finance for local climate change solutions

Local communities are expected to be most affected by the impacts of climate change owing to a lack of adaptive capacity.

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Global reflection from local lens: Post-COP26

On 8 December, VCA organised a dialogue session between leaders of local community-based initiatives and movements from Kenya, Ghana, Bolivia and the Netherlands.

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Making global climate finance work for local solutions

How to mobilize climate finance is one of the key recent debates sparked by the climate crisis. The first step is to recognize that not all countries bear the same responsibility for the crisis, nor are they equally able to respond to it.

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Power of Voices Intro video

The Voices for Just Climate Action (VCA (formerly referred to as the Power of Voices))* programme is a lobby and advocacy programme implemented by a global alliance including Akina Mama wa Afrika, Avina, Hivos, SDI, SouthSouthNorth (SSN), and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Netherlands

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Join voices for just climate action

VCA is set to effect the amplification of locally-shaped climate action and play a pivotal role in the global climate debate. For more information about the program, our agenda and how to collaborate with us, please contact us via info@voicesforclimateaction.org.