Capacity Building Workshop

Capacity Building Workshop

SusWatch Kenya organized three capacity building workshop for the PIPA project this workshops were held due to the gaps that were identified from the baseline study that was carried out, during the project inception, the gaps include;

Inadequate knowledge on climate change policy related issues amongst the CSOs (Lack of technical knowledge limits CSOs to participate in meaningful policy discussions to share their views).

Inadequate coordination and communication among government ministries and other relevant institutions.

Need to enhance partnership with the government in the areas of the implementation of Paris Agreement.

Inadequate funding in climate change related courses despite the emerging issues and trends that arise.

Low awareness on Climate change in general at different levels.

The 1st Capacity building workshop on Promoting Implementation of the Paris Agreement (PIPA) in East Africa with a focus on pro-poor low emission development was held on 25th April 2017 at Ngong Hills Hotel with the main objective of

Creating awareness on the Paris Agreement (PA) and its components and what it means for Kenya.

Creating awareness on the components of the Climate Change Action Plan, Strategy, Act and Framework policy in Kenya.

To shed light on Kenya’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and their adjustment process.

Creating awareness on LEDS and their development process in Kenya.

31 participants comprising of Civil Society Organizations, Academia and Private Sector were capacity built on these key issues.

 

The 2nd Capacity building workshop on Promoting Implementation of the Paris Agreement (PIPA) in East Africa with a focus on pro-poor low emission development was held on 13th July 2017 at Ngong Hills Hotel provided a forum for CSOs working on Climate Change and Gender issues to learn more about climate financing, the challenges, best practices from other members and avenues available for project finance.

The 3rd Capacity building workshop on Promoting Implementation of the Paris Agreement (PIPA) in East Africa with a focus on pro-poor low emission development was held on 4th October 2017 at Ngong Hills Hotel, the main objectives for the workshop were;

To boost the advocacy skills of participants for effective government engagement

To create a platform for experience sharing among participants

To launch the PIPA Project National Advocacy Strategy

 

More than 25 participants who attended the workshop were capacity built on the key issues presented.

 

 

Date

22 January 2018

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Threes CSOs in the East Africa Community are implementing this project with the overall objective of contributing to strengthen the pro-poor focus and climate change ambitions in the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

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