2016 Climate Change Conference
Theme: Role of young people and academic/research institutions in fighting climate change
Venue: Moi UNiversity,Main Campus
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The first annual Conference on Climate Change by Scope Intervention provides a forum for dialogue and engagement with various stakeholders involved in climate and specifically young people and academic/research institutions.
It bring brings together academicians, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Environment and Climate Change. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Environment and Climate Change.
- Deliberate on the exposure, risk and vulnerability of the developing countries to the adverse impacts of climate change and the need for sound adaptation and mitigation strategies with emphasis on climate data, information and services.
- Deliberate on the effectiveness of policies on the ground in line with the existing international, regional and national frameworks and contexts.
- To share ideas, experiences, and innovative approaches and develop knowledge that effectively contribute to the combat Climate Change and increase intergenerational dialogue in fight against climate change and strengthen youth and academic/research institutions’ participation in national/regional /global development
- To facilitate effective partnerships among institutions of higher learning, student led organizations, youth movements, Civil Society Organizations, Corporate and Government institutions in fighting against Climate Change
Expected Outcomes and Outputs Outcomes
- Enhanced understanding of the exposure, risks and vulnerability of the continent to the impacts of climate change.
- Increased dialogue and communication space for young people, scholars and research/academic institutions.
- Informed strategic direction of Scope Intervention’s programmes and strengthened strategic alliances and partnerships with academic/research institutions.
- Enhanced awareness and understanding of the current institutional and policy initiatives and ownership of the processes of integrating climate change in development agenda.
- Increased understanding of existing situation and future needs on climate data, information, and science and service delivery.