By Samuel Ouma
Paris Reinforce in collaboration with the Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) will on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, hold its first online workshop on climate change in Mombasa, Kenya.
Paris Reinforce is an EU research and innovation project aiming at bridging the gap in the science-policy interface and bolster climate policymaking with authoritative scientific processes.
The e-workshop aimed at capturing the Kenyan national context and stakeholders’ perspective
Its objective is to mobilise knowledge embedded in individuals working for governments, business, NGOs, academia and the civil society.
It also aims to design well-informed and meaningful scientific activities in support of climate policymaking at the national and regional level.
The event will comprise of sessions chaired and coordinated Dr Ioannis Tsipouridis and Prof. Michael Saulo (Technical University of Mombasa).
During the sessions, the participants will be informed about the capabilities of the Paris Reinforce models for Kenya and the broader region. To be presented also are the findings on climate action and sustainable development in East Africa as well as the definition of the most pertinent climate policy questions.
The event will run from 2 pm to 5 pm local time.