Central African Republic
Education - Awareness-raising
Forest - Land uses

JPEC project: round-table discussions on Youth and the Climate

JPEC is an association that aims to inform and educate young populations in the Central African Republic on the impacts of climate change by organizing round-table discussions on Youth and the Climate.

An initiative of Youth for Environmental Protection in the Central African Republic / Jeunesse pour la Protection de l'Environnement en Centrafrique (JPEC)

Overview of the project

“Organisations from Central African Republic Civil Society” (“OSC”) must be well represented nationally and be well involved with the concerned actors witihin the process in order to develop common actions in the battle against climate change.

In this contexte, the NGO “Youth for Environmental Protection in the Central African Republic” (JPEC) organises round-table discussions every year in October.

The aim of this activity is to help:

  • Facilitate exchanges between young people in the Central African Republic
  • Develop a participative, effective and efficient approach which involves all NGO an association leaders, the private and public sector, in order to…
  • Share their experiences on climate-related issues.

These activities are in the framework of contributions for national efforts to battle climate change as well as the consequences. Awareness campaigns, sharing information and strengthening communities capacities is all worked on by the organisation.

Objective

Encouraging youth participation in debates on climate change.

Level of progress

implementation

Quantitative results

The number of informed young leaders on the negative impacts of climate change; the number of young leaders can now master fundamental notions for fighting against climate change.

Qualitative results

The number of association putting actions in place to counter climate change and that are active in the field.

Financing

Via private contributions

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About the
organisation

Youth for Environmental Protection in the Central African Republic / Jeunesse pour la Protection de l'Environnement en Centrafrique (JPEC)

website
Ulrich Judicaël LASSIDA TONGAMBO
National coordinator
ulrich.lassida@yahoo.fr
(00236)75053660

JPEC is an association that aims to inform and educate young populations in the Central African Republic on the impacts of climate change by organizing round-table discussions on Youth and the Climate.

The organisation hopes that by organising these round-tables, youth will be more involved in climate issues and their interest in participating in the debates will increase.

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