Guest Feature: My experience as a young negotiator for Panama

By Carol Patricia – Simon González This is a guest feature by Carol Patricia and Simon González, two young negotiators from the Climate Youth Negotiators Programme under the Youth Negotiators Academy. Presenting the Results of the World Café Section during the COP 28 ACE Event: Empowering a Fair, Inclusive and Just Transition on 10th December...

GUEST FEATURE: My experience as a young negotiator for Nigeria

by Chinwe Oluwatoyin Adindu This is a guest feature by Chinwe Oluwatoyin Adindu, a young negotiator from the Climate Youth Negotiators Programme under the Youth Negotiators Academy. Chinwe (left) with colleagues at the SB58 Plenary session in Bonn, 2023 Introduction How do you explain trying to catch up defending environmental injustice in a world where...

Africa Climate Summit: Nairobi, September 2023

As I reflect on this experience, I'm encouraged to see Africa growing its participation in climate discussions. During my one-week experience at the Africa Climate Summit and Africa Climate Week, I had the privilege of networking and  also attending incredible side events focused on climate adaptation, climate finance, and carbon markets to be specific. For example, I attended an event hosted by the African Union Commission on leveraging the potential of voluntary carbon credits for sustainable financing and the vast potential that the continent can leverage to enhance its resilience. I further did interviews with various correspondents giving my insights and shedding light on critical discussions.

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