Transforming social inequalities through inclusive climate action – evidence from Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa

07/11/2023 3:00 pm
UCT Conference Centre | Room: 3

Organiser:
Transforming Social Inequalities through Inclusive Climate Action – TSITICA | University of Cape Town – UCT

Short summary:
The event presents evidence on how social inequalities shape climate action and implementation of the Paris Agreement in sub-Saharan Africa. Five speakers from the universities of Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa, as well as representatives of the Africa Group of Negotiators to the UN Climate Negotiations, present insights on how the inequalities in the current climate regime shape national responses at multi-scalar levels of climate governance.

Speakers:
Britta Rennkamp | African Climate and Development Initiative | University of Cape Town – UCT | South Africa
Andrew Marquard | African Group of Negotiators and University of Cape Town – UCT | South Africa
Emily Massawa | ARUA Centre of Excellence on Climate and Development (ARUA-CD) & Kenyan Delegation to the UNFCCC | Kenya
Moses Murithi | African Centre for Inequality Research – ACEIR, Kenya | University of Nairobi | Kenya
Kwame Adjei-Mantey | University of Ghana and ARUA – CD | Ghana
Alina Averchenkova | Grantham Institute of Climate Research | London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE | United Kingdom

Contact:
Britta Rennkamp | britta.rennkamp@gmail.com

Type of side-event: open
To register for in-person attendance, please send an email to Morgan Lee | LXXMOR001@myuct.ac.za