AFIDEP at COP26
1 November 2021
Author: Victory Kamthunzi

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) is in Glasgow Scotland attending the 26th Conference of the Parties(COP26) UN Climate Change Conference, hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy from 31 October 2021 to 11 November 2021.

Through the USAID funded BUILD (Building Capacity for Integrated Family Planning/Reproductive Health and Population, Environment and Development Action) program, AFIDEP and consortium partners will host a Health Pavilion event at COP26 on Wednesday, 10 November 2021 from 10:00 – 11.00 GMT at the Blue Zone. The event is dubbed “Building the Climate Change, Family Planning, Population, Environment and Development (FP/PED) nexus: Towards climate resilient people and Ecosystems” and will highlight trends in population growth in Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) and the effect of high population growth on the environment, biodiversity, climate change and the development agenda while amplifying the value add for family planning and population, environment and development on climate change.

The session will elicit a discussion across a broad cadre of policymakers, researchers, programmers and multilateral agencies to support policy reforms and enhanced mainstreaming of FP/RH/PED into climate change global resolutions as well as country population, environment, health and development policies.

Event registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86355267608?pwd=YVN1N1lpRmF4RXlWTXVNWUF6OEVyQT09

 

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