Wednesday 29 September 2021

What does a just transition look like in Africa? Through the programme South to South Just Transitions, nine developing countries are working together and collaborating to develop and explore how just transition principles apply to their unique country contexts. Watch our discussion with our African partners, the University of Ghana, CEPA Malawi and EfD Kenya to explore their just transition journey. This event was organised as part of the 2021 Africa Climate Week.

Speakers included:

  • Herbert Mwalukomo – CEPA Malawi
  • Richard Mulwa – EfD Kenya
  • Kwabena A. Anaman – University of Ghana
  • Gareth Phillips – African Development Bank
  • Kusum Lata – UNFCCC Secretariat
  • Moderated by Climate Strategies member Chipo Mukonza

Agenda

TimeAgenda ItemSpeakers
18:00-18:10Welcome and IntroductionChipo Mukonza
18:10-18:25 Just transition in the global climate negotiationsKusum Lata, UNFCCC secretariat
18:25-18:45Discussion and insights with partners in Ghana, Malawi and Kenya Kwabena A. Anaman (University of Ghana), Herbert Mwalukomo (CEPA Malawi) and Richard Mulwa (EfD Kenya)
18:45-18:55Investor’s role in a just transitionGareth Phillips, African Development Bank representative
18:55-19:00Closing remarksChipo Mukonza