Strengthening African Youth Leadership in Climate Change and Gender

The PCCGC is a a network of Water, Energy, and Climate Change PAUWES students who invent, harness and promote innovative climate change solutions in Africa and the role that all gender has to play in solving the challenges.

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Partner/Client

Pan African University Climate Change and Gender Club (PCCGC)

Focus

Higher Education I Climate Change I Gender, Diversity & Inclusion

Expertise

Capacity Development I
Leadership I Coaching I Communication

Location

Algeria & Africa

Funding

n.a.

Status

Ongoing

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CHALLENGE

_ PCCGC is a student-run initiative at the Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (and Climate Change) (PAUWES). They believe that research and knowledge sharing coupled with community-based actions and gender mainstreaming are necessary to combat climate change across Africa.

_ With the objective of increasing climate change awareness in communities, the group needs strong leadership and outreach competencies.
_ Paeradigms offers capacity development coaching to support student leaders in gaining skills and achieving the group’s goals.

APPROACH

_ Conducted a series of remote workshops with international experts to exchange experiences and knowledge on leadership skills (accountability, communication, influence, negotiation), climate change, gender and outreach.

_ Co-creation of internal communication mechanisms and a knowledge management system

_ Ongoing cooperation with Paeradigms' international network of experts to support PCCGC initiatives addressing “Agenda 2063 - The Africa We Want”.

RESULTS

_ Strengthening capacity of the group in leadership, youth entrepreneurship, gender equity and outreach.

_ Ongoing support.

PROJECT GALLERY

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