Achieving a Just Transition Towards Net Zero: Challenges and Opportunities with a Focus on Africa

  • DATE / TIME:
    November 11, 2021    11:00 - 12:45
    A just transition is a whole-of-society approach that links climate action to social justice. The ILO Guidelines for a just transition is a roadmap for governments to sustainable future which leaves no one behind. This session focuses on the just transition framework, countries experiences and business insights from across the World with a particular focus on priorities of African countries.
    Our speakers are:
    -Dr. Fatima Denton, Director, UNU-INRA
    -Dr. Medrilzam, Director of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of National Development Planning,
    -Ms. Nisreen Elsaim, United Nations Secretary-General Youth Advisory Group on Climate
    – Ms. Rhoda Boateng, ITUC Africa
    -Mr. Cas Coovadia, President, Business Unity South Africa
    -Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, Director, UNECA
    -Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Global Coordinator, Green Jobs, ILO
    Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
    Time: 11:30 am – 12:45 pm (UK time)