High-Level Intergenerational Dialogue: Africa Driving Climate Adaptation Solutions

Wangari Maathai Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

4 September 2023, 15:00 EAT

Taking place during the Africa Climate Summit, this High-Level Intergenerational Dialogue co-convened by GCA and the Wangari Maathai Institute, will bring together global leaders, young people and students from across Africa to drive adaptation action.

Event description:

The Dialogue will bring together global leaders including a representative of H.E. President William Ruto, students and young people from across Africa to bring the voices of young people to the Africa Climate Summit and beyond.
Key objectives:

  • Empower African youth leadership and unlock adaptation jobs and youth entrepreneurship by showcasing African youth solutions, including the YouthADAPT winners.
  • Champion adaptation education and youth views in adaptation policies, including by launching the Toolkit for Youth on Adaptation & Leadership.
  • Announce new partnerships in support of the youth- & education-related and other objectives of the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP).

The two-hour High-Level Dialogue will feature panel interventions from global leaders, young people including students and entrepreneurs, as well as policy- and decision-makers.