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Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has appealed to world leaders attending the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 to close the gap in ongoing negotiations this week in Glasgow, with millions of lives and livelihoods on the line in climate-vulnerable countries. Secretary-General Scotland delivered her statement today to the resumed high-level segment of the Continue Reading
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Global leaders stressed the critical urgency of climate adaptation when they came together in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on Monday at a meeting of the Friends of the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA). The agenda was the acceleration of adaptation solutions ahead of November’s United Nations global climate summit, COP26. The leaders underlined the imperative for […]Continue Reading
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COMESA Secretariat through the Climate Change Programme has developed a virtual knowledge management portal. The portal is intended to promote national and regional sharing of information on diverse activities on climate action being undertaken in the region. The portal was activated on July 14, 2021 during a webinar which brought together COMESA Member States and […]Continue Reading
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About 20,000 environmental activists comprising individuals and non-governmental organisations want President Yoweri Museveni apprehend individuals and companies that continue to destroy Bugoma Forest located in Bunyoro Kingdom, western Uganda. In their recent letter to Museveni, the signatories say Bugoma Forestis, “Being exterminated by Hoima Sugar Ltd facilitated by the Continue Reading
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Ugandan and DRC communities have expressed their fears as regards the impending operations in Ngaji oil block found in the Albertine Graben shared between Uganda and DRC. In the letter to oil companies; CNOOC (U) Limited, Total E&P Petroliers Ltd, DGR Global Ltd, PetroAfrik Resources Ltd, Niger Petroleum Resources Ltd and government-owned Uganda National Continue Reading
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The First Instance Division of the East African Court of Justice days ago heard an application seeking for interim orders restraining the Ugandan government from conducting or reviving all geological activities and evicting people of Kibiro, Hoima District and the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara from their ancestral salt manufacturing lands or enacting any policy and legislation Continue Reading
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The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) in partnership with the National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) have launched the first National E-waste Management center for Uganda. The facility was launched in the presence of representatives from UNBS, UCC, NITA-U, MoICT & NG and other stakeholders. The problem associated with end-of-life and waste from electric Continue Reading