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Africa Climate Action Initiative Launch Event – May 7 at 6 pm EDT



Speaking agenda including start times for the Africa Climate Action Initiative Launch Event that was hosted on May 7 at 6 pm EDT:

00:00 – Alienor Rougeot – Coordinator, Fridays for Future Toronto – MC/Host, Welcome & Land Acknowledgment

05:45 – Lyn Adamson – Co-Chair, ClimateFast – Welcome

06:27 – Video of climate change impacts in semi-arid regions of Africa

11:25 – Lyn Adamson – Setting the Scene: The Global Climate Emergency

15:05 – Claire Holloway Wadhwani – Executive Director, Canada Africa Partnership (CAP) Network – Welcome on Behalf of the CAP Network

18:55 – Sarah Kamau – Lead Coordinator, Africa Climate Action Initiative – Climate Change and Forced Migration in Eastern Africa

32:10 – Dr. Isaac ‘Asume’ Osuoka – Director, Social Action International – Climate Change & Conflict in the Lake Chad Region of West Africa

50:40 – Vanessa Lanteigne – National Coordinator, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace – Climate Change Impacts on Women’s Empowerment and the Education of Girls

57:20 – Oyeyinka Oyelowo – Human Rights Lawyer & Board Member, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace – Climate Change, Agriculture, Health & Investing in Women in Africa

1:04:40 – Emmanuel Jal – International Recording Artist, Activist, Entrepreneur & Former Child Soldier – Musical Performance

1:14:25 – Surveyor Efik – Former Coordinator, Climate Change Network Nigeria – Reality of Climate Change in West Africa: Food Insecurity Perspective

1:35:35 – Katie Fettes – Director of Communications, The Rainmaker Enterprise – Climate-Smart Water Infrastructure & Agriculture for Food Security in South Sudan

1:43:40 – Kwame Anane Frempong – Founder & Lead, Pan African Centre for Climate Policy – Policy & Education for Climate Action in Africa

1:55:00 – Paul Stevers – Founder & CEO, Think Renewables Group – Increasing Food Security & Education through Climate Action.

2:06:50 – Tackling Waste through Education, Collaboration & Hands on Action – Video by ACAI Partner ChildFund Kenya

2:11:10 – Sarah Kamau – Conclusion & Launch of ACAI

3:14:30 – Question & Answer Session

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