StartUp Africa Roadtrip

This year, StartUp Africa Roadtrip is an Italian based organization that fosters intercultural collaboration between Europe and Africa for young people engaged in startup business innovations in Uganda. I was thrilled to be part of this year’s final event and winners selection session held on 8th of August that took place at the Italian Ambassador’s Residence in Kololo. It…

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Idea Lab at the EU mission in NYC

On 9th April, 2019 a group of young people attending the ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York met up for a workshop at the EU mission to brainstorm on ideas of how they and other youth across the world can increase ambition towards climate action in the lead up to the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit that will…

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DEMANDING FOR A GREENER AFRICA

I had the privilege of attending the Africa Climate Week that took place from the 18th – 22nd March, 2019 in Accra Ghana. Thanks to the cooperation and collaboration of agencies and organizations like the UNFCCC, GCF and PACJA, youth engagement was meaningful and a success. Below is the a copy of the Climate March Statement written for YOUNGO during the…

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A UNEA Affair

The Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly took place between 11th – 15th March 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. But really to witness the informal negotiations, a lot of stakeholders, myself included, arrived a week before the official assembly. Again a first for me, I learned quite a lot about navigating negotiations in a UN environment (pun intended). Firstly, my…

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