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VIDEO: Voices from the Frontline highlights lessons for climate resilience

CDKN’s Director Shehnaaz Moosa speaks to the Paris Committee on Capacity-Building (PCCB) about the ‘Voices from the Frontline’ initiative by CDKN and the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD). This launches a new set of Capacity-building Stories from the PCCB.

The PCCB Network has launched a project entitled Capacity-building Stories, which aims to collect and showcase examples of capacity-building efforts to tackle climate change. The series will highlight ongoing efforts of PCCB Network members hoping to turn this wealth of knowledge, experience, and inspiration into learning opportunities for a wider circle of capacity-building actors, and ultimately, into more impactful climate action.

In the first video of this series, CDKN’s Director Shehnaaz Moosa joined ICCCAD’s Saleemul Huq in discussing the Voices from the Frontline initiative, which supports communities across the globe to share their stories about how they are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdown. The stories, which are published weekly on the CDKN and ICCCAD websites, capture innovative ways that communities and grassroots organisations are responding to the pandemic. They highlight lessons for how we might support community-led adaptation, build resilience and respond to the climate challenge that we face.

Watch the video below to learn more.

About the Paris Committee on Capacity-Building

The Paris Committee on Capacity-Building (PCCB), established under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, has a mandate to foster collaboration among climate-related capacity-building stakeholders at all levels, and to strengthen networks and partnerships, boost synergies and promote the sharing of knowledge and experiences.

Join the PCCB network

The new voluntary PCCB Network is a critical vehicle for boosting the reach and effectiveness of the capacity-building efforts under the Paris Agreement, in 2020 and beyond. If you are a member of an entity or initiative involved in climate-related capacity-building, this Network is an ideal platform to join other actors across sectors and regions, exchange knowledge and experiences, and boost the impact of your work.

Find out more about joining the network here.


Image: above right, women-led Village Savings and Loans Schemes in rural southwest Bangladesh provide greater resilience for their members, who are facing climate-related crises at the same time as the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy Nobo Jatra project of World Vision Bangladesh.

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