CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - International Conference on Global Environmental Change and Governance

October 22, 8:00 am

University of Nairobi


University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi Gender, Equity and Inclusivity Committee  invites participants for a one (1) day conference scheduled for Tuesday, October 22, 2024 International Conference on Global Environmental Change and Governance to submit abstracts and papers that align with the theme: Harnessing Resilience in Global Environment Change and Governance through Equity, Inclusion and Diversity for Youth, Women and the Marginalized.

Sub-themes include Gender and:

  1. Climate change governance
  2. Environmental justice
  3. Climate risks and adaptation
  4. Global health and environmental governance
  5. Empowerment and climate change adaptation, and;
  6. Governance and global financial infrastructure

Other sub-themes are:

  • Gender Mainstreaming in global climate change governance
  • Women, climate change and energy
  • Gender analysis in climate governance
  • Policy and legislation and gender mainstreaming in climate governance and;
  • Gender, climate information and resilience

Submit your abstract at before June 14, 2024. The Committee will contact authors of successful abstracts by June 28, 2024.

The abstract submission should adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Should be precise, relevant, and contribute to awareness creation, advocacy, training and research on gender issues and  interrogate emerging issues affecting families; 
  • Abstract should use English language and range between 250 (Minimum)and of 300 (Maximum) words  with font size 12, single spaced and in Times New Roman font; where any other language is used, an equivalent English translation should be provided;
  • Participants with full Papers which should be in English language, with a maximum word count of 8,000  may be published as part of the conference proceedings. Where any other language is used, an equivalent English translation should be provided;
  • American Psychological Association (APA) referencing style, 6th or 7th Edition should be used;  
  • State how the author or their representatives would like to present their paper (poster, oral, or any other). Guidelines on presentation will be provided separately

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