Kwale County officers trained on climate change governance

Kwale County officers trained on climate change governance

09:05:2024: EACC in collaboration with Financing Locally Led Climate Change Action (FLLoCA) have today conducted a Training of Trainers Sensitization Workshop for officers drawn from Climate Change Department of Kwale County.

Held at ACK Guest House in Mombasa, the workshop focused on matters relating to corruption and climate change governance. The programme elaborated the correlation between corruption and climate, effects of corruption on climate change, promoting transparency and accountability in climate change actions, and upholding high ethical standards in ensuring integrity in climate change initiatives.

The Trainers of Trainers are expected to cascade the sensitization to the Ward Climate Change Committees (WCCCs) and the respective planning committees so as to raise awareness and ensure good governance in implementation of climate change projects.

Standing, EACC’s Assistant Director for Report Management Mr Alfred Mwachuga addressing participants at the workshop

The training serves as a crucial platform for promoting ethical standards, combating corruption, and fostering transparency and accountability in climate change initiatives.

In his remarks at the workshop, EACC Assistant Director for Report Management Mr Alfred Mwachuga called for the collaboration between the EACC and Climate Change Department to ensure corruption free climate change interventions that will safeguard sustainable living.

The CEC Environment, Natural Resources and Urban Planning for Kwale County, Ms. Saumu Beja Mahaja reiterated the Department’s commitment to working with all stakeholders in support of government efforts towards upholding ethical principles and combating corruption to ensure that climate action projects are conducted with integrity, efficiency, and effectiveness as required by the law.

EACC in collaboration with FLLoCA Project Implementation Unit (PIU) under the National Treasury have organized sensitization and capacity-building workshops targeting Climate Change Units (CCU’s) in ten counties including Machakos, Kajiado, Laikipia, Taita Taveta, Nyeri, Nandi, Uasin Gishu, Trans-Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet and Kwale.

The aim is to sensitize members of the CCU’s and the public on reporting corruption, ethics, integrity, and good governance. So far eight Counties have already been covered with only Nyeri and Laikipia Counties remaining.

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