Abuja Climate Summit was part of the Global Day of Action taking place in major cities around the world bringing people to come together to Rise for Climate Action.
The summit brought together key stakeholders from the Civil Society, development partners, Religious and traditional leaders, Private Sector, Academia, women, youth, indigenous groups and political to share ideas and perspectives on the progress made in Nigeria’s implementation of NDCs, and the transition to low-carbon, climate-resilient, green economic trajectory.
The summit also sort to explore and deliberate on converging areas of advocacy and mobilization from bottom up, inclusive, pro- indigenous people-centered climate responses in FCT Abuja and at the national level among state and non-state actors while working towards and identifying and defining the action agenda for different stakeholders.
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