Green Africa Youth Organization (GAYO), is a youth-led gender-balanced advocacy group that focuses largely on environmental sustainability and community development. Its founders explain the impact of its actions.
All actors and initiatives play their part in shipping’s transition and collectively come together to achieve a common goal to decarbonize shipping in line with the 1.5°C trajectory of the Paris Agreement. Read our joint statement.
New signatories are joining the Race to Resilience daily. Our city and subnational government signatories have more than doubled since COP26, from 30 signatories at COP26 in 2021 after the launch, to over 70 at COP27, with more cities and subnational governments pledging to join the global campaign every day.
Building a maritime sector that thrives in a world of mounting climate and geopolitical shocks and stresses
CEO of Resilience Rising, Seth Schultz explains why and how the maritime sector is putting resilience on an equal footing with mitigation.
Introducing the African Cities Water Adaptation Fund (ACWA Fund), a new Africa-focused blended finance instrument that will support city leaders to fund and scale high-impact water resilience solutions across Africa.
Race to Resilience has launched a public consultation to help improve and strengthen an initiative to help partners report action, and quantify and verify impacts under a common framework.
Throughout COP27, the Resilience Hub has been delivering on its mandate to elevate the knowledge of front line leaders and demonstrate locally-informed resilience solutions which can be implemented at scale. Resilience Day is no different.
GSK joins the Race to Resilience with pledge to support health resilience of 15 million people by 2030
Global biopharma company GSK joins the Race to Resilience campaign and pledges to support at least 15 million people in vulnerable communities to become more resilient to the health impacts of climate change by 2030.
Adaptation and resilience can be found at the core agenda of COP27. Read on for more about what’s coming up on Resilience Day.
Abiola Durodola, an Urban Planner and Team Lead of AdvoKC Foundation, explains the impacts of increasing urbanization and climate change on Nigeria.
Unlocking access to trillions of dollars’ worth of public and private climate finance, especially in developing countries, is critical to achieving the objectives of the UNFCCC, the goals of the Paris Agreement, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
How new innovative financing mechanism N3F can drive a transformation of Africa’s food systems to both address climate change and provide a healthy and sustainable diet for all.
From a commitment by the Africa insurance industry to underwrite $US 14 billion of cover for climate risks by 2030, to Net Zero Financial Alliances publishing progress reports, discover what’s in store for Finance Day.
The Global Mangrove Alliance (GMA) in collaboration with the UN Climate Change High-level Champions have identified the need for a unified global approach towards mangrove conservation and calling for signatories to the “Mangrove Breakthrough” being launched today at COP27.
A new report by the Maritime Just Transition Task Force outlines three decarbonization scenarios to provide insights into seafarer training and skills needed to support a decarbonized shipping industry.
These are the adaptation actions required to protect vulnerable communities from worsening climate impacts
Recognising the systems-level transformations required to respond to local climate contexts, needs and risks, the Climate Champions team have co-created technical reports that detail the adaptation actions required to protect vulnerable communities to rising climate hazards.
Real World Actors share progress and strengthen resolve at opening of Global Climate Action agenda at COP27
The COP26 and COP27 Presidents, the UNFCCC Executive Secretary and the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions for COP26 & COP27, Nigel Topping and Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, will open the Global Climate Action Agenda at COP27 with their event “Making Good On Promises”
Africa Carbon Markets Initiative launched to dramatically expand Africa’s participation in voluntary carbon market
The new Africa Carbon Markets Initiative (ACMI), which was inaugurated today at CO27, aims to support the growth of carbon credit production and create jobs in Africa.
The Sharm-El-Sheikh Adaptation Agenda – a comprehensive, shared agenda to rally global action around 30 adaptation outcomes that are needed to address the adaptation gap and achieve a resilient world by 2030 – is launched at COP27.