Capacity building2022-08-23T18:06:04+00:00

Capacity building

Impulsouth aims to equip young climate leaders with skills and capacities to develop, implement and report progress on national climate action. It offers a six month certified online course for 84 young climate professionals from the public, private and civil society sectors in Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Madagascar, Niger, Uganda and Zambia. By the end of the course, participants will propose a climate initiative, eligible for being supported technically and financially on Impusouth’s Solutions Lab.

The training course was implemented in Latin American countries from January to June 2022 and is under implementation from April to September in Africa

E-learning course on climate leadership implemented byFLACSO Ecuador in Latin America and UNU-VIE in Africa.

Addressed to:

  • Young professionals from 18 to 40 years old
  • Residents of Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Niger, Madagascar, Uganda and Zambia
  • With specific proposals to support climate solutions in their countries.

Young professionals from Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Niger, Madagascar, Uganda and Zambia, who are already active in the climate agenda and seek to develop their leadership skills, were selected for this course. During six months, participants will improve their skills in climate governance, innovation, monitoring and reporting, financing, and project development. At the end of the training, they will be able to apply for a Solutions Lab to access resources to support the implementation of a climate project in their countries. During the process, cooperation between participants from different sectors and from the above mentioned countries will be encouraged.

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October 3, 2022|Categories: Updates|

Following the accomplishment of the Impulsouth course "Climate Leadership: from commitments to action" led in Africa by United Nations University and aimed at young leaders in climate action in Madagascar, Niger, Uganda and Zambia, we are pleased to announce the eight proposals led by course participants that have been selected to be implemented in the Impulsouth solutions lab...

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September 20, 2022|Categories: Updates|

On our road to COP27 we participated at Africa Climate Week 2022 celebrated in Libreville (Gabon) with the co-organization of the event Capacity Building for Youth Climate Action and Entrepreneurial Leadership in Africa together with African UNFCCC regional centers.

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23 young leader from Madagascar, Niger, Uganda and Zambia present solutions to tackle climate change

August 19, 2022|Categories: Updates|

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August 11, 2022|Categories: Updates|

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Impulsouth apoyará 4 soluciones climáticas participativas, lideradas por jóvenes en Guatemala y República Dominicana

August 1, 2022|Categories: Updates|

Concluido el curso de Impulsouth, nos congratula anunciar las cuatro propuestas de soluciones climáticas que han sido seleccionadas para implementarse en el laboratorio de soluciones de Impulsouth. Se trata de propuestas lideradas por dos jóvenes de Guatemala (Rocío Silva y María José Pérez de León) y dos jóvenes de República Dominicana (Corayma De Dios Estrella y Caterina Vetrugno).

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