UNOWAS and its partners call for concrete action to tackle the challenges of climate change
In response to the UN Security Council’s request to address the impact of climate change on peace and security in West Africa and the Sahel, UNOWAS has launched a series of initiatives, including the regional conference on climate change, peace and security held in Dakar on April 6 and 7.
Climate change has become a global concern that requires urgent mobilization and responses as harmful consequences are inexorably increasing and threatening the peace and security of millions of people. West Africa and the Sahel are especially vulnerable in this regard given the speed of climate change in this region and the limited capacity of governments to mitigate it.
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