Actors

Breaking down barriers in Bonn

The High-Level Champions and Marrakech Partnership demonstrate the power of whole-of-society collaboration at the Bonn Climate Change Conference. During a packed programme of events at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, the High-Level Champions for the COP28 and COP29 Presidencies Razan Al Mubarak and Nigar Arpadarai showcased how significant climate action is already underway across all […]

Inclusion

Introducing the 2024 Climate Champions Youth Fellows

The Climate Champions Team is proud to introduce its fourth cohort of ambitious and stubbornly optimistic Youth Fellows. These seven dynamic young professionals — aged 20 to 29 and hailing from seven countries across four continents — will work within the team supporting the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions for COP28 and COP29, H.E Razan […]

Finance

Setting the Stage for African Climate Leadership: A conversation with Bogolo Kenewendo

Bogolo Kenewendo is a global leader in Pan-African development, specialising in sustainable trade and investment, and accelerating innovation across the continent. Until recently, Bogolo was the Special Advisor to the UN Climate Change High-Level Climate Champions, and Africa Director, where she played a leading role in implementing the Champions’ plans for accelerating ambition and action […]

Accelerate the Race to Zero

Kadin Net Zero Hub Accelerates Indonesia’s Net Zero Journey by Joining the Race to Zero

  The Kadin Net Zero Hub, an initiative by the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin Indonesia), has taken a significant step towards supporting Indonesian businesses in their transition to net zero emissions by joining the Race to Zero campaign as an Accelerator.  Race to Zero is the largest  campaign, rallying non-State actors to […]

Accelerate the Race to Zero

SUCCA Africa joins Race to Zero as the first African Accelerator

Today at the the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD), SUCCA Africa announced that they have taken a significant step towards supporting West African businesses in their transition to net zero emissions by joining the Race to Zero campaign as an Accelerator.  Race to Zero is the world’s largest campaign rallying non-State actors to […]

Indigenous Peoples & Finance

Nonette Royo: Indigenous knowledge can help us survive and overcome the climate crisis

  Indigenous Peoples and local communities live on and manage more than half of the world’s land, yet they only have legal ownership of 10% of these territories. Robust Indigenous and local land rights are vital for managing forests, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, preserving biodiversity, and improving livelihoods.  Nonette Royo, Executive Director, Tenure Facility, has […]

Youth & Civil Society

The Climate Champions Youth Fellowship 2024

Find out if you are eligible for our paid fellowship programme, and apply before 10pm GMT on Wednesday 10th April   Young people and future generations are environmental stewards of the future. Many are also leaders and subject matter experts today. The Climate Champions Team, in support of the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions, are […]

Asia-Pacific Climate Week

Young leaders take centre stage at Asia-Pacific Climate Week

The Climate Champions Team (CCT), in support of the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions (HLCs) at Asia-Pacific Climate Week (APCW) are showcasing the potential of young people to drive climate action. Here we highlight the experiences of two Climate Champions’ Youth Fellows Shreya K.C, Tracking Youth Fellow and Chaeyoung Hyun, Energy Policy Youth Fellow, whose […]

Asia-Pacific Climate Week

Asia Pacific Climate Week 2023 launches in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, showcasing regional commitment to climate action

Asia Pacific Climate Week 2023 (APCW) launched today in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, drawing stakeholders, experts, and policymakers from across the region to showcase solutions and innovations, and to foster increased cooperation across borders and sectors in addressing pressing climate challenges.