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Transnational Green Democracy: Learning from Kenya’s next generation of environmental leaders

2021-05-25T13:21:45+00:00May 25th, 2021|Environmental democracy, UK Political Parties international programmes, Young People’s Leadership and Engagement|

Drought, deforestation, lack of access to clean water and green energy sources. This is just a snapshot of some of the environmental challenges faced by communities in rural Kenya and shared by participants of Kenya’s first Green Academy. The Green Academy brings together 21 young people from different backgrounds and diverse regions of the country [...]

WFD’s Climate Christmas wishes ahead of COP26

2020-12-11T17:26:26+00:00December 12th, 2020|Environmental democracy|

Today, the UK hosts the Climate Ambition Summit, which marks one year to go until the COP 26 Climate Change Summit. At COP26, major decisions will be taken which will have a fundamental impact on our world.  Our planet still needs help and currently, the help we are providing is not joined up. Democracy, the environment, and human rights are viewed by [...]

Sharing lessons on Environmental Democracy with the Parliament of Indonesia

2020-10-15T08:43:02+00:00October 15th, 2020|Environmental democracy|

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many governments feeling torn between focusing on addressing the virus and ensuring a recovery on the one hand and addressing the climate emergency on the other. WFD believes that, if they are transparent and inclusive, democracies can do both.   The Indonesian Parliament’s Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Bureau (BKSAP) list climate change as [...]