Giving Birth to the new Parliamentary Committee on Climate Change

Due to the great contribution the Parliamentary Forum has made, Parliament officially established a standing committee on Climate Change at the beginning of July. The committee confirms the parliamentary readiness to address the country challenges caused by climate Change. The current Chair of the Climate Change Forum was confirmed the Chair of the Climate Change Committee (CCC) and is deputized by a lady (Hon Beatrice Anywar). This committee has 25 members, 11females with a female clerk.

The Forum is currently seeking for support to facilitate the following activities;

-Conduct general Parliamentary awareness on the roles of the new committee.

-Conduct a dialogue with all the Ugandan stakeholders in the climate Change arena about the new committee and seek their opinion on the committee responsibilities.

-Conduct a press brief to inform the public about the new committee.

-Conduct regional based sharing on the newly established committee plans.