Africa Climate Week 2023 Demonstrates Continent's Determination to Lead on Climate Action
Africa Climate Week 2023 (ACW) concluded after a dynamic week in Nairobi, Kenya, highlighting Africa's commitment to becoming a global leader in climate action. More than 10,000 participants from governments, multilateral organizations, the private sector, and civil society converged to discuss climate solutions. ACW coincided with the Africa Climate Summit, where 20 African Heads of State and Government pledged their nations' dedication to initiatives in renewable energy, sustainable land use, and innovative climate technologies. Speakers emphasized the importance of climate finance in unlocking Africa's green energy potential and promoting climate-resilient development. Young leaders also emphasized the need for urgent global efforts to reduce emissions and boost climate ambition. The event aimed to foster efficiency, collaboration, and idea-sharing across various tracks, showcasing Africa's determination to accelerate action on adaptation and finance and lead the world in climate solutions.