GoK, Ban Ki-Moon Center to Partner on the 15b Trees by 2030 Initiative

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The government of Kenya is seeking a possible partnership with the Ban Ki Moon Centre on the involvement of women in raising Climate Change awareness in the country as it seeks to plant 15 billion trees by 2023.

This is according to Interior PS Dr. Raymond Omollo, who met the Ban Ki-Moon Center CEO Monica Froehler last week. The center has been at the forefront of implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) through nurturing young change-makers, especially women across Africa.

”In line with the 13th SDG; limiting and adapting to climate change, I met with and engaged its CEO, On the possible partnership, particularly about involving women in raising Climate Change awareness at the base of our administrative units and setting up the right hierarchical structure to coordinate the planting of 15b trees by 2030,” Dr. Omollo said.

Working with governments, civil society, academia, and international organizations Ban Ki Moon Center has reached more than 770,000 people worldwide.

Located in Vienna, Austria, the center was founded by Co-chairs Ban Ki-moon, the 8th Secretary-General of the UN, and Heinz Fischer, the 11th President of the Republic of Austria.

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