Third Regional Symposium on Greening Judiciaries in Africa 

Theme: Strengthening the Role of Courts in Combating Climate Change in Africa        (1 – 3 December 2020) Nairobi, Kenya

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Greening Judiciaries in Africa is an ongoing initiative that mainly focuses on building the capacity of judges in applying and enforcing environmental laws and promoting the rule of law in environmental matters. As part of the initiative, Judiciaries in the region have held 2 symposia, in 2017 and 2018 in Johannesburg and Maputo respectively. The third Regional Symposium focusing on the role of courts in combatting climate change will be held in Nairobi in December 2020 and will build on the previous symposia.

[FRANCAIS]L’écologisation des magistrats en Afrique est une initiative en cours qui se concentre principalement sur le renforcement des capacités des juges dans l’application et l’application des lois environnementales et la promotion de l’état de droit en matière d’environnement. Dans le cadre de cette initiative, les magistrats de la région ont organisé 2 colloques, respectivement en 2017 et 2018 à Johannesburg et à Maputo. Le troisième Symposium régional axé sur le rôle des tribunaux dans la lutte contre le changement climatique se tiendra à Nairobi en décembre 2020 et s’appuiera sur les symposiums précédents.

[PORTUGUES]O esverdeamento dos Judiciários na África é uma iniciativa em andamento que se concentra principalmente no fortalecimento da capacidade dos juízes na aplicação e aplicação das leis ambientais e na promoção do estado de direito em questões ambientais. Como parte da iniciativa, os Judiciários da região realizaram 2 simpósios, em 2017 e 2018, em Joanesburgo e Maputo, respectivamente. O terceiro Simpósio Regional com foco no papel dos tribunais no combate às mudanças climáticas será realizado em Nairóbi em dezembro de 2020 e se baseará nos simpósios anteriores.

For any clarifications regarding the organization and content of the programme for the symposium, please contact the persons whose contacts are provided below

For Judiciary of Kenya:
Dr. Conrad Bosire
Chief of Staff
Office of the Chief Justice
Tel. +254 20 2221221
Email: chiefjustice@court.go.ke

Dr. Freda Mugambi Githiru
Deputy Director Judicial
Education & Curriculum
Development
Judiciary Training Institute
Tel: +254 20 2662254
Email: freda.githiru@court.go.ke

For UNEP
Robert Wabunoha
Regional Coordinator, Environment
Governance, Africa Offi ce
United Nations Environment
Programme
Tel. + 254 20 7625068
Email: robert.wabunoha@un.org

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