What: In this learning session, Josefina Braña-Varela, Policy Director of WWF’s Forest and Climate Programme, will discuss the challenges and opportunities for REDD+ at the upcoming UNFCCC COP20 in Lima, Peru. Josefina will cover WWF’s REDD+ asks related to safeguard information systems, the joint mitigation and adaptation mechanism and coordination of support around the national entities/focal points who serve as liaisons with the UNFCCC Secretariat and other bodies of the Convention, among other topics.
A Q+A session will follow the presentation.
Africa 2.0 Annual Symposium 2014 -2015
Mr. Ibrahim Ceesay
Head of Programmes- African Youth Panel (AYP) Chair- African Youth Alliance on Post-2015 (AYAP) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: www.africanyouthpanel.org Subject: Call for the 10th Africa-Europe Training Course
(AYICC) Call for the 10th Africa-Europe Training Course
Following the inspiring University on Youth & Development in Mollina, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is happy to launch the call for the 10th Africa-Europe Training Course for Youth Organisations, in partnership with the European Youth Forum, the Pan African Youth Union and the Network of International Youth organisations.
The training will take place from 25th January to 1st February 2015 in Nairobi-Kenya.
We will kindly ask you to disseminate the call, which you can find on the North-South Center website or by clicking the following link:
I remain at your disposal for any further clarification you may need.
Thank you in advance and best regards,
António Saraiva Lima
Trainee – Youth Co-operation
North-South Centre of the Council of Europe
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Ibrahim Ceesay Head of Programmes- African Youth Panel (AYP) Chair- African Youth Alliance on Post-2015 (AYAP)
[GGCA] Free eCourse: Gender-sensitive Governance: what does it look like and how can we work towards it?
Registration Deadline October 30th
Gender Hub, a new online service providing information and knowledge resources on Gender for Nigeria, is offering a free online course‘Gender-sensitive Governance: what does it look like and how can we work towards it?‘ between Monday, 3 November 2014 at 09:30 – Friday, 28 November 2014 at 17:00 (WAT). Deadline to register is Thursday, 30 October, 2014.
Details are below for those interested.
- Appreciate the differing understandings of governance and how the concept has evolved over time
- Understand why governance needs to be gender-sensitive despite the barriers and challenges to this goal
- Be able to analyse governance institutions, particularly government institutions, from a gender perspective to expose gender-blind policy and discriminatory practices
- Appreciate the context of gender and governance in Nigeria
- Understand how change can happen in government institutions themselves so they respond better to the needs of women, challenge gender inequality and promote women’s rights
- Be aware of the mechanisms that need to be in place to ensure government institutions are held to account for their record on promoting gender equality by civil society and citizen
- Understand what gender-sensitive governance could and should look like, and understand the practical actions to progress towards this goals
- Know about the real-world challenges to change that are commonly faced, be inspired by other stories of practical action, and be aware of useful guides and toolkits
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