NIIA, UN women discuss climate shocks, gender equality


The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) and the United Nations Women have organised a discourse on climate shocks: challenges, opportunities and best practices for attaining gender equality, on Wednesday, in lagos.

Speaking at the event, The Director-General of the Institute, Professor Eghosa Osaghae, said the shocks from climate change have adverse effect on development in terms of weather conditions.

The DG added that it has led to increased desertification, reduction in freshwater availability even as effusions and emissions have continued to be serious issues.

“First, it is to bring to the attention of everyone to put on the agenda of development discourse…

Source: Nigerian Tribune