The Earth Science Cafe is an innovative platform that can be used to support environmentalists to prepare for Post COVID resilience strategies. It promotes inter-generational and cross sectoral dialogue, bringing science closer to society, using environmental futures scenarios, grounded in robust scientific data about particular landscapes, that monitor trends shaping the likely impact of current activities on their landscape by 2030.
April 22nd 2020 - Earth Day
Webinar 1: Reimagining Landscapes & Your Restoration Journey
The launch event of the Earth Science Café Platform feature many dynamic women who contributed to the vision behind the Network of Africa Women Environmentalists (NAWE)
April 23rd 2020
Webinar 2: Knowledge Systems for Sustainable Development
The objective at this event was to delve deeper into the science of the main theme of
``Deforestation, Disruption and Pandemics.`` It bought together scientists, community leaders and indigenous knowledge experts, to explore how diverse knowledge systems are invaluable for building resilience in society.
April 24th 2020
Webinar 3: A Bridge to the Future: Royal Houses & Youth Leaders Restoring Landscapes
The event featured the NAWE Landscape Ambassadors, HRH the Queen of the Buganda Kingdom in Uganda and HRH The Prince of Monaco, who shared about their conservation initiatives and the NAWE Youth Leaders, the Landscape Guardians promoting the “Adopt a Landscape” campaign. This event highlighted the need for intergenerational dialogue to empower young environmental advocates, who are passionate about helping communities to realize the future they want.
Oct 29, 2020
Webinar 4: The Circular Economy – Expanding Support to Africa
This event will focus on the potential of the circular economy to contribute solutions to tackling the global climate change challenge. The purpose is to promote the development of national, sectoral or process-specific circular models, in which public and private players are incorporated to generate national strategies required for the development of the circular economy.
2nd February 2021, 3pm GMT
Webinar 5: Urban Resilience
This event will explore how collaborations among government, business, and civil society can collectively bring better results in cities that reduce risk and the vulnerability of vital ecosystems in the midst of rapid urbanisation.
May 2021 (tbc)
Webinar 6: Launch of the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021 - 2030
This Network of African Women Environmentalists (NAWE) invites members and supporters to mark the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration by reflecting on how the world can unite behind a common goal: preventing, halting and reversing the degradation of ecosystems worldwide.