NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 25 – South Africa’s former First Lady Graca Machel is due in Kenya for a weeklong tour in efforts to promote women’s economic empowerment across different sectors, including agriculture, business and trade, and financial services.
Roundtable discussion aims to unlock funding and business opportunities for women throughout the agricultural value chain.
International Policy Conference on the African Child
27 to 28 October 2014
Our Founder and Chair Mrs. Graça Machel will be taking part in the opening panel of the conference organised by the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF).
The overall aim of the Sixth IPC is to continue to build Africa’s agenda on child-sensitive social protection through strengthening political will, government commitment and partnership for comprehensive, sustainable, well-coordinated and effective social protection programmes that contribute towards improved wellbeing for children in Africa.
“The people of the world want to see an end to the threat from climate change”
Returning from New York, Elders CEO Lesley-Anne Knight reflects on the results of last week’s Climate Summit, which follows the largest-ever march on climate change, and calls for continued pressure on leaders to act decisively.
Over 130 women leaders gathered in New York to demonstrate their commitment to ambitious and gender sensitive climate action.