Op-ed

The impact of climate change on Africa’s peace and security

Published: 12 May 2021
Summary:

The gradual rise in global temperatures, irregular rainfall and floods have indirect, complex and coherent implications for peace and security.

On March 9 2021, the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council met at state level to discuss these challenges. The Peace and Security Council presented various recommendations concerning climate and security.

This op-ed is based on the communique published after the meeting and presents opportunities for how the African Union, together with regional economic communities/regional mechanisms, member states and others, can work together to strengthen efforts surrounding climate and security challenges.

  • Published year: 2021
  • Full version: Read full-text here
  • Page count: 1
  • Language: English
  • Journal: Training for Peace