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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Akina Mama wa Afrika launches a Feminist Intersectional Climate Justice Guide!

On 31st May 2022, Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) under the auspices of the Voices for Just Climate Action (VCA) Alliance launched a Feminist Intersectional Climate Justice Guide under the theme Amplifying voices, Reimagining climate action.

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Women, Sanitation and Climate Change

“The residents were afraid when SDI came because they thought the SDIs came to our neighbourhood to displace residents, but I tried to convince them by creating a cooperative aimed at the welfare of the surrounding community”, said Efi, head of the Women of Penjaringan which was formed since 2017.

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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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Call to action against desertification and drought in Kenya

Drought is daunting, as its effects on people’s lives and livelihoods are devastating. But through ingenuity, commitment, and solidarity, it can be addressed successfully.

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Note of condolence and solidarity

VCA Brazil’s Alliance member organizations express their condolences and solidarity over the brutal murder of the indigenous activist Bruno Pereira and journalist Dom Philips whilst working in Vale do Javari, Amazonas, Brazil. to protect a threatened territory and to give visibility to the voices of indigenous peoples and traditional communities in the region.

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As organizações que formam a Aliança do Programa Vozes pela Ação Climática Justa no Brasil manifestam pesar e dor frente ao assassinato brutal do indigenista Bruno Pereira e do jornalista Dom Philips, no Vale do Javari, Amazonas, enquanto trabalhavam para proteger um território ameaçado e visibilizar as vozes dos povos indígenas e comunidades tradicionais da região, somando-se às suas lutas.

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Journalist and environmental defender killed in Amazon

Our fear has come true: on June 15, the bodies of Brazilian researcher Bruno Araújo Pereira (41) and British journalist Dom Phillips (57) were found.

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A call out for Locally Led Climate Solutions in Commemorating World Environment Day 2022

Every year since 1973, the world, led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) marks World Environment Day.

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