January 27, 2023

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Sterling One Basis, British Excessive Fee host stakeholders on local weather motion


Sterling One Basis (SOF), in partnership with the British Excessive Fee, has organised a media dialogue in commemoration of the Worldwide Day of Local weather Motion for 2022.

The dialogue, held on the Deputy British Excessive Commissioner’s residence in Lagos, with the theme: “The Transition to a Round Financial system- Partnerships to Resolve Urgent Challenges”was designed to advertise media assist for efficient communication for growth and elevating consciousness on essential points with precedence for Local weather Motion.

Addressing contributors on the occasion, Chief Govt Officer (CEO) of Sterling One Basis, Peju Ibekwe stated, “There has by no means been a extra pressing must revive broken ecosystems than now and we want pressing motion to handle these urgent points. We should shift from harming the planet to therapeutic it.

“Sadly, in Nigeria, we nonetheless expertise rampant ignorance, apathy, carelessness and lack of comply with via on the subject of points and conversations round local weather motion and clear understanding by the frequent man.

“The position of the media in speaking this successfully, breaking down the implications to all ranges of presidency and society, particularly setting the agenda and driving a lot wanted motion throughout all realms within the society is essential, therefore this well timed dialogue,” Ibekwe stated.

She famous that local weather change is without doubt one of the defining points in society immediately, including that Sterling One Basis has prioritised multi-stakeholder engagements in driving advocacy, furthering conversations in the direction of elevated consciousness and efficient motion in driving modern options to fight this menace whereas selling collaboration and accountable reportage by the media.

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Talking additional she stated, “Because the world pursues a transformative restoration from COVID-19 and continues on the Decade of Motion for accelerating the implementation of the Sustainable Improvement Targets (SDGs), individuals, organisations and the media are important elements of the intrinsic system to drive the required change and there has by no means been a extra pressing must deal with this mandate than now.”

The Chief Govt Officer of SOF stated the partnership with the British Deputy Excessive Fee, led by Mr. Ben Llewellyn-Jones, will activate pre-COP27 engagements with younger individuals, faculties, educators, authorities, CSOs, media and the personal sector.