Date: 8th December, 2020
Time: 8am – 11amEDT
Host: Every Woman Hope Centre (EWHC) in conjunction with UNEP Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
The Sharm El-Sheik to Kunming Action Agenda for Nature and People (Action Agenda) aims to promote positive gains to 2030. As an engagement Platform, the action agenda will help to raise awareness on the urgent need to halt the loss of biodiversity and restore healthy ecosystems. This could be harnessed through a whole-of-society approach, for the transformative changes needed to achieve the 2050 Vision of Living in Harmony with Nature.
In the efforts to build momentum towards achieving this Vision, The Every Woman Hope Centre (EWHC) is hosting a webinar to mobilize strategic plans and actions, for public awareness purposes on biosafety or biodiversity. The webinar drawing high profile speakers from Africa to l foster communication and awareness of biosafety and biodiversity across he continent.
Honourable Minister of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
TOPIC: Facilitating awareness raising activities on biosafety and biodiversity issues for government and other stake holders for informed decisions and policies on nature and man
Founder and Executive Director, Every Woman Hope Centre (EWHC).
Nigeria’s Country Representative, Voluntary Peer Review (VPR) Process, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
TOPIC: “The significance of public awareness on biosafety and the urgent need to halt the loss of the biodiversity to restore healthy ecosystems”
Director-General / Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA)
Topic: An overview of the rise of Africa biosafety commitment in the “Sharmel-Sheik to Kunming Action Agenda for nature and man”: the relevance and impact on ecosystem and livelihood
Head of Department, Development Studies/Programme Coordinator for Environment and Natural Resources Management, Pan African Institute for Development, West Africa (PAIDWA), Diplomatic Institution, Buea S.W.R. Cameroon.
Topic: The need to disseminate adequate information and knowledge on biosafety and biodiversity conservation and implementation strategies into the school systems”
Executive Chairperson, Family Rights Advancement & Protection, Kanifing East Layout, Banjul, The Gambia. Former Speaker” of The Gambia National Assembly (2007 – 2009).
Topic: Mainstreaming gender and youth in biosafety and biodiversity conservation, in partnership with nature