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VCA March 2024 newsletter

Welcome to the Voices for Just Climate Action Programme's March 2024 newsletter.

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Women Associations: Issues and Prospects for Their Empowerment and Development.

On December 6, 2023, the G3CA team organised a workshop in Siliana entitled "Women Associations: Issues and Prospects for Their Empowerment and Development." This workshop focused on the constraints faced by rural women, with particular emphasis on climate challenges.

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Climate Justice and Democratic Decision-making at COP28: what needs to change

Climate justice requires genuine participation of underrepresented groups in decision-making at all levels. The vast majority of the world’s population live in the Global South. And yet, UNFCCC processes, including COP28, have long been dominated by actors from the Global North- who represent a minority.

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VCA at COP28

This year, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will meet for the 28th time. The COP comes together annually to review the implementation of the UNFCCC, which has the ultimate goal of limiting human impact on our climate system.

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Fighting For Tomorrow: Siliana’s Women in a Changing Climate

Tunisia is one of the countries most exposed to climatic change. This vulnerability is primarily due to the increasing scarcity of water resources, particularly groundwater, due to drought and overuse of these water resources.

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Climate Finance Dialogues Session 2

Recordings available: Climate Finance Dialogue Session 2

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VCA September 2023 newsletter

Welcome to the September 2023 edition of the VCA 'Voices in Action' newsletter. In it, you will find our latest news, videos and updates from our regions.

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THE AFRICAN WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE TAUGHT ME THE UNDENIABLE LINK BETWEEN FEMINISM AND CLIMATE JUSTICE

The tranquil expanse of Lake Kariba in Siavonga, Zambia, was the perfect canvas for a transformative journey that etched a new chapter into my worldview. I found myself amidst the vibrant energy of 30 remarkable African women at the African Women's Leadership Institute (AWLI) from August 14th to 18th, 2023, discussing the theme: Ecofeminist Leadership for a Just and Sustainable Future.

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VCA at the African Climate Summit and Africa Climate Week

VCA will be present at Africa Climate Week (ACW) and Africa Climate Summit (ACS), which is taking place from 4 to 8 September 2023 in Nairobi, Kenya.

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VCA event: Mulitilateral Development Bank (MDB) information session

The recording of this event is now available in English with versions that include Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French and Bahasa Indonesia translations.

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