First Days at the World Wildlife Conference
Long days, plenty of meetings to attend and many documents to read – is how the CYNESA delegation at the 17th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES CoP17). This meeting also referred to as the World Wildlife…
CYNESA Team All Set For CoP17
Five CYNESA team members drawn from four countries- Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe are participating in the CoP17 as ‘Observers’. The team will also reach out to young Catholics in Johannesburg, to learn about the environmental challenges they face in their communities and to share their faith.
CYNESA Hosts African Faith Leaders for an Advocacy Training
CYNESA hosted ten multi-faith African Faith Leaders from Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa, Malawi, and Zimbabwe for an Environmental Advocacy immersion in Nakuru County, Kenya. The training experience was part of the evaluation process of the impact that the Faith Leaders’ Environmental Advocacy Training (FLEAT) initiated and supported by SAFCEI.
CYNESA Participates in FLEAT-Tanzania
In August, CYNESA members comprising of the Executive Director Allen Ottaro and Core Team Member Kelly Ngeti, joined faith leaders from Zambia, Malawi, South Africa and Kenya in Same-Tanzania to evaluate, discuss and plan how leaders in the Africa Region could take a more leading role on issues of climate justice;…